TM 9-2330-373-14 & P
4-35. AIR MOUNTED KINGPIN (cont)
REMOVAL OF AIR SPRING (cont)
Disconnect air line (6) at top of air spring and
remove upper mounting screws (1) and lock
Remove screws (4) attaching air springs to fifth
wheel plate (5).
It may be necessary to disconnect shock
absorbers before proceeding.
procedures in paragraph covering removal of
Lower fifth wheel plate sufficiently to allow
removal of air spring (3). Pull air spring forward
to clear fifth wheel plate and remove air spring.
INSTALLATION OF AIR SPRING
Slide replacement air spring into position on fifth
wheel plate, aline bottom mounting holes, insert
screws (4) and tighten.
Raise fifth wheel plate (5) to match air spring top
mounting holes in channels in van body sub-
base. Install screws (1) and lock washers (2) and
Connect air line to inlet at top of air spring. Connect valve linkage.
Couple semitrailer to towing vehicle, build up air pressure and check for air leaks with soap solution.