2-124. COUNTERWEIGHT REPLACEMENT
This task covers: Removal and Installation
Tools and Test Equipment:
General Mechanics Tool Kit (1, App. E)
Hydraulic Floor Jack (48, App. E)
Torque Wrench (32, App. E)
Wooden Blocks, 6 x 6 x 24 inches (4 ea.)
Counterweight is heavy and awkward. Enlist the help of
an aide when removing and installing to prevent injury to
personnel and damage to components.
Place floor jack beneath counterweight (1). Raise
jack to support counterweight.
Stack wooden blocks two high and place in desired
location on floor so that counterweight is evenly
supported after removal.
Remove counterweight (1) from forklift frame by
removing nuts (4), washers (3), bolts (2), and clamp