REMOVE - Continued.
REMOVE CONVEYOR CHAIN ASSEMBLY.
Wear safety goggles/glasses when
working underneath paving machine.
damage. If material contacts eyes,
immediate medical attention.
Attach two guide ropes (31) to rear section of
conveyor chain assembly at first conveyor drag
Run loose end of guide ropes (31) underneath
conveyor toward front of paving machine.
Start paving machine engine per TM 5-3895-
and manually jog the conveyor
in the normal (forward)
direction while two other
persons maintain tension on the guide ropes.
As the loose end of the conveyor chain assembly
appears from underneath the conveyor, stop
conveyor movement. Shut off engine and
remove key from ignition switch per TM 5-3895-
Drape loose end of conveyor chain assembly
over the front of the paving machine.
When conveyor is operated in the
reverse mode, the conveyor chain
assembly will feed toward the front of
the machine. It may be necessary to
help manually feed chain assembly
over the front of the machine.
Start engine and operate conveyor in reverse
using manual operation procedures per TM 5-
3895-373-10 until end links feed off the conveyor
Shut off engine and remove key from ignition
switch per TM 5-3895-373-10.
Conveyor chain assembly weighs 260
lbs (118 kg). To avoid personal injury
ensure two or more persons are
involved in removal and installation
of the conveyor chain assembly.
Failure to do so could result in back
Manually pull conveyor chain assembly over the
front of the paving machine until entire chain
assembly is off.
Detach ropes (31) from conveyor drag bar (32).
Leave guide ropes lie in place for use when
installing replacement conveyor chain assembly.
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