16-14. OUTER BOOM REPLACEMENT/REPAIR
This Task Covers:
Materials/Parts - Continued
Tools and Special Tools
Rags, Lint-free (Item 34, Appendix B)
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Tags (Item 55, Appendix B)
(Item 23, Appendix D)
Tape, Electrical (Item 56, Appendix B)
Shop Equipment, Automotive Maintenance and
Repair; Field Maintenance, Basic, Less Power (Item
18, Appendix D)
Cap and Plug Set (Item 1, Appendix D)
Container, 5 gal (19 l) capacity
Lifting Device, 1 ton (907.18 kg) capacity
Intermediate boom removed (Para 16-13)
Transmission cover removed (TM 10-3930-673-20)
Compound, Anti-seize (Item 10, Appendix B)
Compound, Sealing (Item 40, Appendix B)
· Ensure hoses and tubes under boom are closed securely using metal plugs. Hydraulic oil under
pressure can spray from hoses and tubes causing bodily injury if tubes and hoses are not closed
· Outer boom weighs 1952 lbs (885.41 kg). Attach suitable lifting device prior to removal or
installation to prevent possible injury to personnel.
Wipe the area clean around all hydraulic connections to be opened during removal and disassembly.
Cap hydraulic oil lines and plug holes in fittings and quick-disconnects after removing lines.
Contamination of the hydraulic system could result in premature failure.
If more than one hydraulic hose is to be removed, identify hoses to assure proper installation. Use
container to catch any hydraulic oil that may drain from system.