The key numbers shown below in parentheses refer to figure 4-54.
a. Remove two safety nuts (6) and wheel-securing studs (8) from pickup member (7).
b. Remove two hex nuts (11) and 1/4 Iockwashers (10) from each U-bolt (9), which secures cable assem-
bly (1) to pickup member (7).
c. Draw cable assembly (1) from hole in operating shaft (15).
d. Remove cotter pin (14) from operating shaft (15) and remove operating shaft from main member (3).
e. Drill out rivet (13) which secures shaft pawl (12) to main member (3) and remove shaft pawl.
a. Cleaning. Use steam or water with a stiff brush to remove dirt. Use dry cleaning solvent (PD-680)
b. Inspection. Inspect for frayed cable and loose U-bolts. Check main member for bends, or cracks, and
for damaged paint. Check operating shaft for straightness and make sure shaft pawl swings freely on its
mounting rivet. Check threads on bolts and nuts of pickup member.
c. Repair. Replace cable (para. 4-51) if any broken strands are apparent. Tighten U-bolts if loose. Main
member can be reshaped if bent, but should be replaced if it cannot be returned to proper working condition.
If ratchet on operating shaft is broken or damaged, replace operating shaft. If shaft pawl does not swing
freely, replace pawl. Replace any bolts or nuts which have seriously damaged threads.
1. Cable Assembly
3. Main member
5. Hex nut
6. Safety nut
7. Pickup member
8. Wheel securing stud
11. Hex nut
12. Operating shaft pawl
14. Cotter pin
15. Operating shaft