M2/M3 BRADLEY FIGHTING VEHICLE: TURRET - OD1609 LESSON 2/TASK 1
Sleeve bushings must align with the vertical slots in the
turret wall. Sleeve bushings will not be flush against the
Install the gearbox on the turret with helper assistance.
lever on top of the gearbox toward the turret wall. Turn the handwheel as needed
Install three new adjustable washers, flatwashers, and
screws in the gearbox, and to the turret.
Accidental firing of the 25mm gun could kill or injure
soldiers. Jack rotation could allow the 25mm gun to fire.
Do not turn switch jack J1 when installing the plug on the
Install plug 2W307P1, located below the gearbox, onto jack 2A201J1.
Torque the three screws attaching the gearbox to the turret to 90-95
ft-lb (12-13 mkg).
Tighten spring retainer tension on
torquing four screws to 65-75 in-lb (75-86 cmkg).
Adjust the traverse drive pinion gear backlash.
These procedures, when
needed, can be found on page 7-97 of TM 9-2350-252-20-2-2.
Install the ground strap
Install plug 2W307P3, located on top of the gearbox, onto jack 2A201J3.
Tighten the drive gear shield by positioning the drive gear shield as
close to the gearbox as possible, then tighten the two screws on the drive gear