This task covers:
Tools and Special Tools
Lifting Device, Minimum Capacity, 2100 lb
Pan, Drain, 4-Gallon (MIL-P-45189)
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Pliers Set, Retaining (GGGP00480)
General Safety Instructions
Component exceeds handling weight for one person.
Two people are required for removal/installation.
Oil will spray from cylinder manifold ports when rod is moved in or out. Cover ports
with clean rags to prevent oil from spraying. Failure to comply may result in injury
If main frame is already supported with wooden block, skip to Step 6.
(1) Position drain pan under main frame cylinder (1) and clean rag over main frame cylinder (1) manifold
Main frame and hook arm have a combined weight of 2100 lb (953 kg). Attach
suitable lifting device prior to removal to prevent possible injury to personnel.
Ensure main frame is supported with wooden block to prevent it from falling
causing possible equipment damage and injury to personnel.
(2) Attach lifting device to hook arm (2) and main frame (3).
(3) Raise main frame (3) until hook arm pivot pin (4) is above main frame cylinder (1) with aid of assistant
and lifting device.