TAILGATE REPLACEMENT (M917A1) (Cont).
Lift tailgate (5) from dump body (2) and place tailgate in a safe work area.
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
Clean and inspect components in accordance with Chapter 4, Section III, General Maintenance Instruc-
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Keep clear of heavy parts sup-
ported only by lifting device. Failure to follow this warning may cause death or
injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
Raise tailgate (5) to dump body (2).
Position tailgate (5) so that bottom pins (6) are resting on dump body stops (7) and tailgate hinge pin holes
are alined with dump body hinge pin holes.
Install hinge pins (1) and lynch pins (3) to each side of tailgate (5).
Remove lifting slings (4) from tailgate (5).
Lubricate tailgate hinge pins (Chapter 3, Section I),
Start engine and pressurize air systems (TM 9-2320-363-10).
Set tailgate release control valve lever to LOCKED position (paragraph 2-1).
Latch tailgate chains (paragraph 2-11).