Remove lubrication fitting (22) from bolt (21).
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.
Particles blown by compressed air can be dangerous. Be certain to direct airstream away from yourself
and other personnel in the area. Compressed air used for cleaning will not exceed 30 pounds per square
inch (psi) (207 kilopascals [kPa] ). Use only with effective chip-guarding and personal protective
equipment (goggles/shield and gloves).
Clean all parts with cleaning compound and dry with low-pressure air.
Inspection-Acceptance and Rejection Criteria
Inspect spring (16) for corrosion, breaks, and elasticity.
Inspect all threads for wear and damage.
Inspect latches (13 and 18), pintle hook (11), straight shaft (14), and bolt (21) for cracks, nicks, and breaks.
Remove rust and minor nicks and burrs with crocus cloth.
Replace damaged attaching hardware.