SECTION V. UNIT MAINTENANCE PROCEDURE
4-21 Chain Repair.
This task covers:
General Mechanic's Tool Kit
Chain removed (see para. 4-20).
Materials and Parts
Remove spare master link (1) stored in
washer welded inside Auger Drive Unit (2).
Place chain (3) in vice or other holding
device. Grind or file off link ends (4).
Remove keeper (5), and defective link (6).
Use center punch and tap out if necessary.
Thread chain (3) around both sprockets,
allowing both ends of chain to meet on
motor sprocket (7).
Insert lower part (8) of spare master link (1)
through both ends of drive chain (3). Install
Install master link spring lock (9) (widest
opening) over one post of master link (8)
lower half. Then slide spring lock.(9) over
other post until seated into locked position.
All chain repairs are a temporary fix.
Always order new chain and spare
link and install as soon as possible.
Tag auger to Identify that new chain
is on order.
FOLLOW ON TASKS:
Chain adjustment (see para. 4-19).
Install front and rear safety covers (see para. 4-17 and 4-18).
Connect hydraulic hoses at quick disconnect fittings. Use rag to catch drippings and clean fittings.
END OF TASK.