CHECK - Continued.
CHECK DRIVE CHAIN TENSION.
Check for drive chain slack at midspan of left
and right drive chains.
Measure slack with steel rule. Adjust chain
tension if slack is greater than 3/4 in. (20
ADJUST DRIVE CHAIN TENSION.
Perform the following steps for the side to
be adjusted. Both left hand and right
hand auger/conveyor drive chains are
adjusted in the same manner.
Loosen hex head cap screws (5).
Loosen hex nut (6).
Using the 11/2 in. combination wrench, turn
tension bolt (7) until drive chain has 1/2 to 3/4
in. (12 to 20 mm) deflection in middle. Hold
a machinists rule against inside of
auger/conveyor drive chain housing. Move
drive chain in and out to measure total drive
Hold tension bolt (7) and tighten hex nut (6) to
80 lb-ft (100 Nm) using a crowfoot wrench.
Position crowfoot wrench onto torque wrench
at a 900 angle in relationship to the torque
Retighten hex head cap screws (5) to 90 lb-ft
Lubricate the drive chain in accordance with
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