This Task Covers:
d. Follow-On Maintenance
Tools and Special Tools
TM or Para
Hydraulic valve manual override lever, BII, Item 11,
Vehicle prepared for servicing (Do
not install FEL maintenance arm).
Grease, automotive and artillery, Item 4, Appendix D
Estimated Time to Complete
MOS 21J, Construction Engineer Operator
The IHMEE has quick disconnect couplings on the backhoe which allow auxiliary hydraulic attachments to be fitted and
operated by the vehicle's hydraulic system. Auxiliary attachments such as an auger, a rock breaker, or a compactor can
be used with the IHMEE, however none of these accessories are included with the vehicle. Use the following procedure
to attach auxiliary hydraulic components:
Use care when removing or installing snap and retaining rings. Snap and retaining rings are under
spring tension and can act as projectiles when released and could cause severe eye injury.
Remove circlip or securing pin from attachment pin.
Remove attachment pin from attachment to be fitted.
Pick up attachment with backhoe arm by engaging its coupler lugs with coupler pin.
Operate controls to retract coupler cylinder until attachment rotates out and obtains point of balance (Para 7-5).
Apply grease and install attachment pin.
(10) Install circlip or securing pin on attachment pin.