TRACK AND SUSPENSION
SECTION IV. Suspension Components
8-8. ROADWHEEL ARM HOUSING SHEARED
A broken roadwheel arm housing or sheared mounting bolts will cause a loss of use of
the affected roadwheel position. Roadwheel arm housing are interchangeable between
q Reduced mobility
q 2 soldiers
q 1 hour
q Arc welder
1. Break track if first or fifth roadwheel
position is damaged.
2. Attempt to remove broken bolts from hull
at damaged position.
3. Remove housing from
position, 2, 3, or 4.
4. Install the housing in the damaged
a. Use bolts from good roadwheel
positions to replace a minimum of
50 percent of the missing/sheared bolts.
b. If more than half the bolts cannot
be replaced, plug weld through the housing
holes to the steel rosan inserts and remains
of broken bolts.
Reconnect and adjust track.
6. Record the BDAR action taken.
When the mission is completed, as soon as
practicable, repair vehicle using standard