BASE ASSEMBLY REPAIR. (Refer to Figure 5-8)
This task covers:
INITIAL SET UP
Tool Kit, General Mechanics
Recovery / Recharger Unit cover
(Item 1, Section III Appendix B)
removed; paragraph 2-6.1
Recovery / Recharger Unit disconnected
from air supply; paragraph 2-7.
Scale frame assembly removed, paragraph 5-3
Tilt rack assembly removed, paragraph 4-16
Control panel removed, paragraph 5-6
Tool box removed, paragraph 4-24
Hoist assembly removed, paragraph 4-9
Transfer pump unit removed, paragraph 5-8
Repair of the base assembly is limited to welding of cracks and replacement of angle components.
To repair by welding, the decision requiring piece part removal or welding in place will have to be made at the time of
Normal process of drilling a hole at end of crack to stop propagation and then welding will be followed.
The following steps are typical for removal and replacement of angle pieces.
Remove nuts (1), washers (2), bolts (3) and washers (4) securing the angle piece to be replaced.
Remove angle piece and replace defective angle piece..