RECOVERY VEHICLE, FULL TRACKED: MEDIUM, M88A1
FLOW REGULATING SUBPLATE ASSEMBLY MAINTENANCE
DESCRIPTION, REMOVAL, DISASSEMBLY, CLEANING, INSPECTION, ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION
Tools and Special Tools
The flow regulating subplate assembly is mounted to the wall behind the right front boom cylinder in the crew compartment.
The four flow regulators in this assembly are installed in the main hydraulic system, regulate oil flow in one direction regardless
of pressure, and permit unrestricted flow in the opposite direction. The regulators control the speed of raising and lowering the
boom and spade.
Disconnect seven hydraulic lines (1).
Disconnect three hydraulic lines (2).
Remove three screws (3), lockwashers (4), and flow regulating subplate assembly (5) from subplate assembly mounting
The following illustration, with its accompanying legend, serves to identify all subassemblies and attaching parts. The
step-by-step disassembly procedure is provided after this illustration: