Frame Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
113-34. FIFTH WHEEL REPAIR-
2-INCH (51 MM) KINGPIN (M983) (CONT). I
(7) Remove release handle (15).
(8) Remove washer (16), spring (17), and
washer (18) from release handle (15).
(9) Remove nut (19), washer (20), rubber
block (21), and yoke shank [22).
Spring is under compression. Remove carefully
to prevent personal injury.
(10) Remove spring (23).
(11) Remove roll pin (24), secondary locking
lever (25), and spring (26) from plate (3).
(12) Remove yoke (9).
(13) Remove two cotter pins (27), lockpins (28
and lockjaws (29).
(24) Remove two grease fittings (30) from
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing compounds can burn easily, can give off harmful
vapors, and are harmful to skin and clothing. To avoid injury or death , keep away
from open fire and use in well-ventilated area, If adhesive, solvent, or sealing
compound gets on skin or clothing, wash immediately with soap and water.
Clean all parts with dry cleaning solvent.
Remove corrosion from bare metal.
Inspect top of plate for cracks or distortion. Replace plate if damaged.
Inspect lockpin holes in plate. New pins must fit tightly. Replace plate if new pins are not tight.
Inspect all parts for breaks, cracks, bends, or other damage.
Replace all damaged parts.