Procedural Steps (Cont):
Re-install fan tower belts.
Close engine compartment panels.
10. Record the BDAR action taken. When the mission is completed, as soon as
practicable, repair the vehicle using standard maintenance procedures.
5-7. V-BELT, MISSING
Vehicle cooling and charging systems inoperable due to missing or broken V-belts.
q If rope or wire is used, check tension frequently
q 1 soldier
q 10 to 60 minutes
q Adjustable link belting
q Rope, 3/8 inch to 1/2 inch
q Communication wire
q For multibelt systems, use one belt from a comparable vehicle
Option 1. Adjustable Link Belt.
1. Loosen belt adjustment to allow for smallest possible belt length.
2. Assemble belt links to obtain a belt length as close as possible to the original belt
length. Care must be exercised that the belt be put on with the belt taper going in the
direction of puny rotation. This prevents undue strain on the belt links.
3. Readjust belt tensioner.