2-24. MAINTENANCE OF WINCH CONTROL CYLINDER.
This task covers: a.
Tools and Special Tools
General mechanics tool kit, automotive
Lockout cylinder locknut wrench
Hydraulic winch control cylinder parts
Winch control cylinder removed
from planetary winch
2-111 Winch control cylinder removed
from vehicle tow drum winch
General Safety Instructions
Hydraulic system is under high
pressure. Follow hydraulic system
safety procedures to prevent in-
Hydraulic oil drained
jury (TM 9-2350-238-20-2). Wipe
up spilled hydraulic fluid.
(TM 9-2350 -
l There are two winch control
cylinders in the M578 vehicle.
Maintenance can be performed on
either winch control cylinder
without removing both cylinders.
l Maintenance procedures are writ-
ten for one winch control cylinder,
but apply to both.
1 Remove internal retaining ring (1), head
breather machine thread plug (2), set-
screw (3), and plate positioner spacer
from cylinder (5).