4-16. HOSE BODY - Continued
Check handle function. The grasp ring
should pivot in the 'T' shaped bar without
any binding. The 'T' shaped actuator bar
should also rotate freely. Replace as
On a new handle, shorten actuator bar (4)
Apply sealant (Item 25, Appendix E) to
the handle mating surface. Install the
handle on the door and attaching using
four capscrews (1).
Apply white grease (item 34, Appendix E)
to the pivot points of the handle.
The latch cannot be repaired,
replace if damaged.
Remove compartment handle as detailed
in Handle Repair.
Remove the capscrews (1) and locknuts
(2) that retain the latch (3) to the
Remove the latch from the compartment
door through the opening left by the
compartment handle. Left hand upper
compartment doors have two latches that
are removed similarly