Brake and Air System Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
Failure to ensure brake chamber is caged
while releasing brakes can result in serious
injury or death. Spring is under 2500 lb
(1135 kg) tension.
There are two types of brake
chambers: Model A and Model B.
Both brake chambers are installed
the same way. Refer to
TM 9-2320-279-24P for proper part
identification if chambers must be
repaired or replaced.
M984 and M984E1 spring brake
chambers on axle No. 4 are installed
with spring brake housing pointing
Model A rear brake chamber and
arctic brake chamber are installed
the same way.
Model B has no lockwasher.
Install brake chamber (1) on mounting
bracket (2) with two washers (3),
lockwashers (4), and nuts (5). Tighten
nuts to 75 to 100 lb-ft (102 to 136 Nm).