MCS TAILGATE REPLACEMENT (M917A1 W/MCS).
This task covers:
b. Cleaning and Inspection
MCS remote control disconnected (paragraph 2-
UNLOCKED position (paragraph 2-1).
Chassis air system drained (TM 9-2320-363-10).
MCS air system drained (Chapter 2, Section II,
General mechanics tool kit (Item 8, Appendix I)
Lifting slings (three) (Item 6, Appendix I)
Suitable lifting device
Personnel Required: Two
General Safety Instructions:
DO NOT disconnect air lines while air system is
Tailgate chains released (paragraph 2-11).
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts.
Disconnect MCS tailgate wiring harness connector (3) from receptacle (10).
DO NOT disconnect air lines while air system is pressurized. Air system pressure
must be released before air lines are disconnected. A line disconnected under pres-
sure may cause personnel injury.
Disconnect MCS air line (9).
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.
Attach lifting slings (4) to MCS tailgate (5) and remove slack from lifting slings.
Remove lynch pins (2) and hinge pins (1) from each side of MCS tailgate (5).
Lift MCS tailgate (5) from dump body (8) and place tailgate in a safe work area.
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
Clean and inspect components in accordance with Chapter 4, Section III, Genera/ Maintenance Instruc-