REPLACE TRACK TENSIONOING CYLINDER.
This task covers:
General mechanics automotive tool kit
(Item 106, Appendix D)
Cleaning brush (Item 12, Appendix D)
Crowbar (Item 35, Appendix D)
Drip pan (Item 64, Appendix D)
Paving machine jacked and cribbed (for track maintenance) per
Track chain assembly removed per 2.41.
Cleaning cloth (Item 6, Appendix B)
Cleaning solvent (Item 31, Appendix B)
Hydraulic fitting sealant (Item 26, Appendix B)
Machinery wiping towels (Item 37, Appendix B)
Protective caps (Item 3, Appendix B)
Track tensioning cylinder
There is a left hand and a right hand track tensioning
cylinder on the paving machine.
Remove the track chain assembly only from the side
being worked on. This procedure refers to replacement
of right hand track tensioning cylinder. Procedure is
identical for left hand track tensioning cylinder. Right
hand track tensioning cylinder is shown in this procedure.
SEPARATE TRACK IDLER ROLLER ASSEMBLY
FROM TRACK TENSIONING CYLINDER.
The track idler roller assembly weighs
approximately 95 lbs (43 kg) and is
difficult to handle. Be careful when
moving track idler roller assembly from
track frame. Damage to equipment and
Stack cribbing (1) under and in front of track
idler roller assembly forward only as far as
needed to roller assembly (2).
Carefully pry track idler roller assembly (2)
partly out of track frame (3) using crowbar. Move track
idler , remove track tensioning cylinder (4).
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