Winch Maintenance lnstructions (Cont)
16-8. SELF-RECOVERY WINCH BRAKE REPAIR (CONT). [
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.
(1) Clean all metal parts with dry cleaning solvent.
(2) Inspect all threaded parts for crossed and stripped threads.
(3) Inspect all machined parts for damage.
(4) Check housing and cover for cracks or damage.
(5) Replace friction plates when worn to 0.077 in. (1.95 mm).
(6) Replace steel plates only if warped, cracked, deeply grooved, or discolored by heat.
(7) Replace springs when springs can be compressed to 2 in. (50 mm) with a load of 180 lb (82 kg).
(8) Replace all damaged parts.
Starting with one steel plate (1), alternate nine steel plates and 10 friction plates (2) on shaft (3).
Press bearing (4) on closed end of shaft (3).
Install spacer (5) in housing (6).
Aline tabs of friction plates (2) with slots in housing (6).
Install shaft (3), closed end first, in housing (6).
Push shaft (3) in housing (6) until bearing (4) seats on bottom of housing.