OUTPUT REDUCTION UNIT (OUTPUT DRIVE) REPLACEMENT --
7. Attach lifting sling (item 25, WP 0717 00) to two lifting brackets (20) above transmission output housings (18).
Attach lifting sling to suitable lifting device.
If removing right output drive, ensure powerpack is raised
high enough above drive saddle to permit alignment half
ring in lower drive saddle to clear transmission housing.
8. With suitable lifting device, raise rear of powerpack until transmission output housing on each side is clear of the
respective drive saddle. Several inches should be sufficient. Position hardwood blocks
(4 x 4 x 6) under transmission. Lower powerpack until transmission rests on hardwood blocks. Remove sling
from suitable lifting device.
Perform the following procedures on the output drive be-
To keep output drive balanced as it is being removed
from the vehicle, ensure sling assembly bracket is as
close as possible to open end of sling. Be careful when
lifting output drive to ensure output drive clears the hull.
To avoid failure of sling or suitable lifting device, do not
force suitable lifting device to pull against weight of ve-
hicle. Failure to comply may cause damage to equipment
or injury to personnel.