Solvents can burn easily, give off harmful vapors, and are harmful to skin and clothing. To avoid injury
or death, keep away from open flame and use in a well-ventilated area. If solvent gets on skin or clothing,
wash immediately with soap and water.
Use only fresh cleaning compound for bearings.
Clean all parts thoroughly using cleaning compound.
Inspection-Acceptance and Rejection Criteria
Inspect all parts for wear, pitting, or other damage. Replace defective parts.
Lubricate compensating idler arm support seal (13) with OE oil. Install compensating idler arm support seal with spring-
loaded lip facing outside of vehicle. Use replacer and handle.
Install preformed gasket (12).
Install seal assembly (11) in retainer (10) with spring-loaded lip facing inside of vehicle.
Apply light coat of grease to mating surfaces and install outer bearing (9).
Install spacer (8).
Install inner sleeve bearing (7), flat washer (6), and thrust bearing washer (5). Apply light coat of grease to mating surfaces.
Install key washer (3) and round bearing nut (4). Tighten round bearing nut until bearings (7 and 9) cannot be turned. Then
back off round bearing nut just enough so that inner and outer bearings will turn by hand 1 complete turn.
Fold back edges of key washer (3) to lock round bearing nut (4).
Compensating idler arm is heavy, and may cause severe injury if dropped.
Install compensating idler arm (2) and six screws (1).
Follow-on maintenance: Connect track (refer to TM 9-2350-256-10); Install compensating idler hub
assembly and wheels and connect compensating idler link (see WP 0281 00); Install roadwheel (see WP
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