Frame Maintenance Instructions (Cent)
FIFTH WHEEL ASSEMBLY
13-31. PLATE ASSEMBLY 2-INCH (51 MM) KINGPIN REMOVAL/INSTALLATION (M983).
This task covers:
c. Follow-on Maintenance
M983 with crane
TM or Para
Special Environmental Conditions
General Safety Instructions
MOS 63W, Wheel vehicle repairer (2)
Level of Maintenance
Soldier A and Soldier B rotate rear of
plate assembly (1) upward.
Remove roll pin (2) from hinge pin (3).
Drive hinge pin (3) halfway through
plate (4) and shoe (5). Repeat procedure
for opposite side.
Install suitable lifting device to support
plate assembly (1).
assembly must have balanced
support. Do not lift plate assembly more
than necessary to remove pin. Plate
assembly can jam on removal if not
(5) Remove hinge pin (3) from both sides of
(6) Soldier A operates lifting device and removes plate assembly (1) guided by Soldier B.
(7) Remove lifting device from plate assembly (1).