Frame and Tire Carrier Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
Use care when removing or installing
rotation pin and pivot. Rotation pin, pivot,
and components are under spring tension
and can act as projectiles when released
and cause severe eye injury.
Remove roll pin (25), rotation pin (26),
and spring (27) from coupler (2).
Remove roll pin (28), coupler handle
assembly (29), spring (30), and pivot
(311 from coupler (2).
Remove two grease fittings (32) and
covers from coupler (2).
Drycleaning solvent (P-D-680) is TOXIC and flammable. Wear protective goggles,
face shield, and gloves and use only in a well-ventilated area; avoid contact with
skin, eyes, and clothes and do not breathe vapors. Keep away from heat or flame.
Never smoke when using solvent; the flashpoint for type I drycleaning solvent is
100°F (38°C) and for type II drycleaning solvent is 140°F (60°C). Failure to do so
may result in injury or death to personnel.
If personnel become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, immediately get fresh air
and medical help. If solvent contacts skin or clothes, flush with cold water. If solvent
contacts eyes, immediately flush eyes with water and get immediate medical
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes will not exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). Use only
with effective chip guarding and personal protective equipment, goggles, shield, and
Clean excess grease from coupler using drycleaning solvent and a cleaning cloth.
Clean all parts in drycleaning solvent.
Dry components with compressed air.
Inspect all components with machined surfaces for scratches, cracks, gouges and stripped
Replace damaged components.