MAINTENANCE OF THE M113 PER CARRIER - OD1601 LESSON 2/TASK 2
(b) Inspect fittings and connections for wear and damaged threads.
fittings that show either of these defects.
(c) Pivot Steer Brake Disk.
Inspect disk and adapter for cracks, chips,
excessive wear, and deformation. Replace disk or adapter that shows any of these
(d) Pivot Steer Brake Assembly.
Inspect the brake assemblies for cracks,
chips, excessive wear, and deformation.
Replace housings that show any of these
(e) Pivot Steer Brake Assembly Lining.
Inspect brake lining for chipped,
cracked, or excessively worn condition.
New lining has grooves 1/4 inch deep.
Replace lining that has been worn to the depth of the grooves or that is cracked or
This task covered the procedures for troubleshooting the powerplant, fuel,
electrical, and brake systems of the M113A1/A2 personnel carrier.
As with any
troubleshooting procedure, it is important to return to the original symptom and
test operate to be sure that the system is now fully operational and that the
problem was not caused by more than one defect. Also presented were the specific