DIRECT SUPPORT AND GENERAL SUPPORT MAINTENANCE
Section 1. BRAKESHOE MAINTENANCE
5-1. BRAKESHOE REPAIR (M416).
This Task Covers:
Cleaning and Inspection
General mechanic's tool kit
Field automotive shop set
Brake and clutch reliner
DO NOT handle brakeshoes, brakedrums, or other brake components unless area
has been properly cleaned. There may be asbestos dust on these components
which can `be dangerous if you touch it or breathe it. Wear an approved filter mask
and gloves. Never use compressed air or a dry brush to clean brake components.
Dust may be removed using an industrial-type vacuum cleaner. Clean dust or mud
away from brake components with water and a wet, soft brush or cloth. Failure to
follow this warning may result in serious illness or death to personnel.