MAINTENANCE OF THE M113 PER CARRIER - OD1601 LESSON 2/TASK 2
(b) Inspect threaded parts for burred or
Replace parts that have damaged threads.
(c) Inspect the front bilge pump sight glass for cracks, discoloration, or
leaks. Replace the sight glass if it shows any of these defects.
(1) Pivot Steer Brake Control.
(a) Inspect rods and bearing ends for distortion, cracks, and damaged threads.
If damage cannot be repaired, replace defective parts.
(b) Inspect bearings for scored, pitted or chipped races, excessive wear, and
uneven rotation. Replace bearings that show any of these defects.
(c) Inspect clevises, bellcranks, handles, bracket, and
straight pins for
cracks, nicks, burrs, and excessive wear at contact surfaces.
damage cannot be repaired, replace defective parts.
(d) Inspect springs for broken tangs, wear, and loss of tension.
(e) Inspect the bellows for loss of resiliency, cracks, and wear.
bellows if any one of these defects are found.
(2) Pivot Steer Brake Master Cylinders.
(a) Inspect the master cylinder and filler cap for cracks, breaks,
deformation. Replace cylinder or filler cap that shows any of these defects.
(b) Inspect the bellows for loss of resiliency, cracks, and wear.
bellows if it shows any of these defects.
(3) Pivot Steer Brake Tubes, Hoses, and Fittings.
(a) Inspect tubes and hoses for wear and cracks.
Replace tubes or hoses that
show either of these defects.