4-51. PICK-UP PLATE REPLACEMENT (Con't).
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic
and flammable. Always wear protec-
tive goggles, face shield, and
gloves, and use only in a well-venti-
lated area. Avoid contact with skin,
eyes, and clothes and DO NOT
breathe vapors. DO NOT use near
open flame or excessive heat. The
solvent's flash point is 100F-138F
(38C-59C). If you become dizzy
while using cleaning solvent, imme-
diately get fresh air and medical
help. If solvent contacts eyes, im-
mediately wash your eyes with water
and get medical aid.
Use dry cleaning solvent to clean
mounting surfaces of pick-up plate
(1) to front crossmember and
siderails. Allow to dry thoroughly.
Pick-up plate (1) is heavy and awkward to handle. Use caution, provide ade-
quate support, and use assistance during removal. Failure to follow this
warning may result in serious injury to personnel.
To protect against corrosion and distortion of components, mylar tape must
be applied to mounting surfaces of pick-up plate (1) to front crossmember
Apply suitable width of mylar tape to all mounting surfaces of pick-up plate (1) to front
crossmember and siderails. Pierce holes in mylar tape at mounting bolt holes to prevent
Install pick-up plate (1) to front crossmember and siderails with six bolts (2), washers (3),
and new locknuts (4). Torque locknuts to 120 lb.-ft. (163 Nm). Trim excess mylar tape.
Apply a thick coat of grease to pick-up plate (1) (see Chapter 3, Section I).