Legend for fig. 3-5:
3 Rod (with ends)
5 Bearing (left hand thread)
3-7. Cleaning and Inspection
(1) Wash hoses and harnesses in a mild soap
solution, rinse with clean water and dry with
(2) Clean all metal parts with drycleaning
solvent or mineral spirits paint thinner. Use a wire
brush where necessary and dry with compressed air.
(1) Inspect engine, transmission, wiring
harness and all accessories for breaks, leaks,
damage, excessive wear, missing parts or un-
(2) Check the following for the transmission oil
breather tube (fig. 3-4) and lockup control linkage
rod (fig. 3-5):
(a) Rods and rod ends for cracks or distor-
(b) Leading edge of sleeve (1, fig. 3-4) should
be at least 1/8 inch from end of tube and close to
or touching tube.
(c) Back of sleeve (1, fig. 3-4) should be in
contact with tube.
(d) Sleeve (1, fig. 3-4) for evidence of wear
(e) Hose (6, fig. 3-4) for fraying, cracks or
(f) Clamps, connecting and pivot parts for
(g) Threaded parts for moss threading and
3-8. Repair or Replacement
a. Refer to TM 9-2815-220-34 for engine repair or
TM 9-2520-215-34 for transmission repair. If the
engine or transmission is to be replaced, record the
action on DA Form 2408.10, Equipment Component
b. Refer to TM 9-2350-256-20 for instructions on
repairing the main engine wiring harness and cables.
c. Refer to TM 9-2350-256-20 for instructions on
repairing the main engine and transmission ac-
cessories removed for powerplant inspection or
d. Replace all defective parts on the transmission
oil breather tube and lockup control linkage rod
assemblies, If any one of the rods or sleeves (fig. 3-4
and 3-5) is defective, replace the entire assembly.
a. Rejoin the main engine and transmission (TM
b. Assemble all items removed from the
powerplant, Install the accessories and wiring
harness and cables in reverse order of removal.
Refer to TM 9-2350-256-20 for instructions on
installing the powerplant in the vehicle.
Section Ill. REPAIR OF FUEL TANKS
The fuel tanks are of a welded steel construction. The
left rear tank contains the filler cap and filter
assembly. The right and forward tanks contain
liquid quantity sending units. The electric fuel pump
is housed in the forward tank.
(Refer to paragraphs 2-18, 2-19 and 2-44 for in-
structions on removing the left rear, right rear and
forward fuel tanks respectively.
a. Left Rear Fuel Tank. Remove the filler tube
and strainer (TM 9-2350-256-20) if they were not
removed prior to removal of the tank.
b. Right Rear Fuel Tank. Remove the trans-
mitter (TM 9-2350-256-20) if it was not removed
prior to removal of the tank.
c. Forward Fuel Tank. Remove the trans-
mitter and electric fuel pump (TM 9-2350-256-20)
if they were not removed prior to removal of the
tank. Unscrew the magnetic drain plug from the
bottom, clean it of all particles, inspect for thread
damage and replace on tank prior to cleaning tank.
a. General, When a tank is repaired for leaks it is
necessary to clean, inspect and test it. Coordinate
the following cleaning procedures with the inspection
and tests in paragraph 3-15. Clean other tank
components with drycleaning solvent or mineral
spirits paint thinner and dry with compressed air.
(1) Slush tank interior with methylene chloride
(pure) or chemical cleaner as specified in TB 750-
1047, Elimination of Combustibles From Interiors
of Metal or Plastic Gasoline and Diesel Fuel
Tanks, to remove residual fuel, dirt, sediment and
(2) Drain and air dry. Reclean magnetic drain
plug if necessary.