ACCELERATOR CONTROL ROD - CONTINUED
Two ball joint
Using tape measurer, measure overall
control rod (1)
length of accelerator control rod.
and two lock-
Using two 9/16-inch open-end
wrenches, loosen locknuts.
c. Unscrew and take off ball joint
Two locknuts (3)
Using 9/16-inch open-end wrench, un-
screw and take off.
Improper cleaning methods and use of unauthorized cleaning liquids or solvents
can injure personnel and cause damage to equipment. Refer to TM 9-247.
Drycleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic and flammable. Wear protective safety
goggles and gloves and use only in a well-ventilated area. Avoid contact with skin,
eyes, and clothes and do not breathe vapors. Do not use near open flame or
excessive heat. The flashpoint for type #1 drycleaning solvent is 100F (38C) and
for type #2 is 138°F (59C). If you become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, get
fresh air immediately, and get medical aid. If contact with eyes is made, flush your
eyes with water and get medical aid immediately.
For more information on how to clean parts, go to General Maintenance
Instructions (page 2-424).
Clean thoroughly with drycleaning solvent.
rod (1), two ball
joint assemblies (2),
and two locknuts (3)
Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous. Make certain the airstream is
directed away from user and other personnel in the area. Compressed air used for
cleaning purposes shall not exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). User must wear safety
goggles or face shield to prevent injury to personnel.