REPLACE SCREED TOW ARM ASSEMBLY.
This task covers:
General mechanics automotive tool kit
Two 62B construction equipment repairers. Second person to
(Item 54, Appendix E)
assist in aligning tow arm.
Hoist (Item 22, Appendix E)
Hex head driver socket (Item 46, Appendix E)
Screwdriver bit set (Item 37, Appendix E)
Sling strap (Item 49, Appendix E)
Socket wrench adapter (Item 2, Appendix E)
Torque wrench, 0 to 600 lb-ft (Item 67, Appendix E)
Torque wrench, 0 to 175 lb-ft (Item 68, Appendix E)
Paving machine and screed on flat, level surface.
Lint-free cloth (Item 8, Appendix C)
Thread locking compound (Item 12, Appendix C)
Thread locking compound solvent (Item 25, Appendix C)
There is a left hand and a right hand
screed tow arm assembly on the paving
machine. This procedure refers to
replacing the left hand screed tow arm
assembly. Procedure is identical for right
hand screed tow arm assembly. Left hand
and right hand screed tow arm assemblies
are shown as noted in this procedure.
REMOVE TOW ARM.
Start paving machine per TM 5-3895-373-10.
Using tow point control switches, raise or
lower tow point cylinders to free tow point
locking pin (1). Final adjustment may be made
using screed thickness control while removing
tow point locking pin. Refer to TM 53895-
Shut down paving machine per TM 5-3895-
Mark tow arm support plate (4) to
indicate top for reassembly.
Remove hex head cap screw (2) and tow point
locking pin (1).
Remove socket head cap screws (3) and tow
arm support plate (4).
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