Brake System Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
11-4. REAR BRAKE CHAMBER AND ARCTIC BRAKE CHAMBER REPAIR (CONT.)
Caged spring in rear chamber is under 2500 lb (1 135 kg) tension. Use extreme
care when handling or storing caged spring. If caged spring is released it can cause
injury or death.
Use care when closing holding device, so device does not press directly on caged
spring retainer or damage edges of center brake chamber.
There are two types of rear brake chambers: Model A and Model B. Refer to
TM 9-2320-279-24P for proper identification of parts if chambers must be repaired or
Rear brake chamber and arctic brake chamber are assembled the same way. Rear
brake chamber is shown.
Steps (1) through (7) were deleted.
Install diaphragm (1), plunger (2), and spring (3) in center brake chamber (4).