Frame and Tire Carrier Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
a. Disassembly. Remove locknut (1), washer (2), screw (3), washer (4), and belt (5) from tow
b. Inspection. Inspect belts for wear, cuts or tears. Replace belt is cut or tear exceeds 2 inches
(50 mm) or if worn deeper than 2 plies of the 4 plies of entire width of belt.
Belt must be installed with heavy rubber side up and cords down. Position
connector on brace side of adapter.
Rotate belt from point A to point B as wear occurs.
Keep belt connection away from metal parts of tow adapter.
c. Assembly. Install belt (5) on tow adapter (6) with washer (4), screw (3), washer (2), and
d. Follow-on Maintenance. Stow adapters (TM 9-2320-279-10).
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