2-126. TOW BAR REPLACEMENT
This task covers: Removal, Cleaning, Inspection, and Installation
Tools and Test Equipment:
General Mechanics Tool Kit (1, App. E)
Tow bar is heavy and awkward. Weight
(120 lbs. (54 Kg)) exceeds the amount
one person can safely handle. Enlist the
help of an aide when removing and
installing to prevent injury to personnel
and damage to components.
Align spring pin (2) with notch in tow bar clevis.
Pull latch pin (1) until clear of the clevis opening.
Repeat for opposite latch pin.
Lower tow bar (3) until it rests on ground.
Remove tow bar (3) from forklift frame by
removing screws (4) and pin weldments (5).
Clean tow bar in accordance with paragraph 1-24.
Inspect tow bar and related components in accordance
with paragraph 1-24.