GEAR UNIT AND MAIN SHAFT - CONTINUED
For more information on how to inspect parts, go to General Maintenance Instructions
Replace damaged or defective parts, as needed.
Look for scuffed areas and nicked,
burred, and broken teeth. If defects
cannot be removed with a soft stone,
replace the gear or assembly.
Look for wear that has changed shape
of gear. If found, replace gear or
All splined parts
Look for stripped, twisted, chipped , or
burred splines. Remove burrs with a
soft stone. Replace part if defects
cannot be removed.
Look for spline wear. If wear affects
tightness of fit, replace part.
Inspect (TM 9-214).
Look for scores, burrs, out-of-round,
and signs of overheating.
Remove scores and burrs with crocus
If defects cannot be removed, replace
If the lubrication orifice plug was not removed, skip step 26.
Main shaft (1)
a. Place in position with small orificed
orifice plug (2)
b. Using orifice plug installer and
ball-peen hammer, tap into place.