CHAPTER 9: MAINTENANCE OF HULL- AND CAB-RELATED COMPONENTS
9-65 REPLACE/SERVICE COMMANDER'S SEAT ASSEMBLY-Continued
Inspect seat cushion (4) and seat back cushion (65) for cuts and tears.
Inspect seat back frame (66) for dents.
Inspect two adjuster springs (26) for breakage, fatigue, and distortion.
Inspect adjustment mechanisms for breakage or wear.
Inspect pedestal assembly (48) for undue wear of components.
Inspect subbase assembly (47) for breakage or undue wear.
Minor cuts or tears in pads or cushions may be repaired by hand stitching. If damage is extensive, replace
Repair any dents and straighten any bent parts with a mallet. Replace if part does not lend itself to this
type of repair.
Replace springs if proven defective.
Repair tapped holes with a thread chaser.
If wear or breakage affects ease of seat adjustment, replace defective part or parts.
Replace pedestal assembly (48) if defective.
Replace subbase assembly (47) if not repairable.