Table 2-3. Mechanical Troubleshooting (Cont)
TEST OR INSPECTION
Inspect shock absorber for leakage. A slight trace of fluid is normal.
Replace if required. (See paragraphs 6-10 and 6-11)
Inspect front and rear springs for loose or damaged U bolts and mounting bolts
where it mounts to axle and frame.
Inspect springs for damaged mounting
Tighten any loose U bolt nuts to 40 Ib.-ft. (54 Nm) in an X pattern;
tighten again in same pattern to 150 Ib.-ft. (203 Nm) for front springs and to
145 Ib.-ft. (197 Nm) for rear springs. Tighten front spring forward mounting
bolts to 90 Ib.-ft. (122 Nm) and rearward mounting bolts to 50 Ib.-ft.
(68 Nm). Tighten all rear spring mounting bolts to 110 Ib.-ft. (149 Nm).
Notify your supervisor if any components are damaged.
Inspect front and rear spring bumpers for damage.
Replace if required. (See paragraph 6-10 or 6-11)
48. DIFFICULT TO SHIFT AND/OR NOISY
Check transfer case fluid
Check transfer case shift
interfere with operation.
level. (See LO 9-2320-289-12)
linkage for improper adjustment or damage which would
Adjust or replace damaged components. (See paragraph 5-5 or 5-6)
49. EXCESSIVE OIL LOSS
Check transmission fluid indicator for proper reading. (See TM 9-2320-289-10)
Inspect vacuum modulator (right side of transmission near base of transmission fill
tube) for leakage and damage.
Tighten mounting bolt to 20 Ib.-ft. (27 Nm). Notify your supervisor if
damaged or still leaking.