4-39. BAP WINCH ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (continued).
When replacing an old winch assembly with a new winch assembly, remove
eight bolts from new winch assembly and exchange with those on winch
being turned in for repair. Bolts used to mount pivot plates are longer than
those shipped with new winch assembly. Be sure to ship old winch to Direct
Support maintenance with all shorter bolts.
Replace the two pivot plates one at a time.
Remove four bolts
(27) and lockwashers
(28) from each
of two pivot plates
(22). Remove two pivot
plates (22) from winch assembly (29). Discard lockwashers. Temporarily reinstall four bolts (27) in
winch assembly (29).
If winch cable had to be cut to remove winch assembly in Step 1, manually
unwind winch cable from winch drum, then remove winch cable from winch
The winch assembly without cable
installed weighs approximately 350
pounds (158.9 kg). Winch must be
secured by a suitable lifting device
before removing mounting hardware.
Failure to follow this warning could
result in death or injury to personnel
and damage to equipment.
(8) Attach lifting device to winch assembly (29) and take
up slack so winch will not fall out of position when
mounting hardware is removed.