4 - 4 8 . REACH TUBE REPLACEMENT.
This Task Cover:
Two self-locking nuts
General mechanic's tool kit
Personnel Required: Three
Reach tube iS heavy and awkward to handle. Use caution, provide adequate support,
and use assistance when replacing reach tube. Failure to follow this warning may result
in serious injury or death.
Reach tube should be fully retracted for steps 1 through 6 of this procedure.
Use a drain pan to catch any draining brake fluid. Clean up all spills.
On XM979 and XM1061, use access hole(5) on reach tube (3) to gain access to tubes. Hold hose assembly(4)
firmly and loosen tube assembly nut (1). Remove nut (2) holding hose assembly in place.
Pull tube assembly nut (1) free and remove end of hose assembly (4) from reach tube (3).