4-15.2 Cradle Assembly Repair, Model 204-050-200-5 (AVIM) Continued
A. REPLACE CRADLE ASSEMBLY COMPONENTS
The fixed nose pin, rear support pin, and lubrication fittings can be removed and installed, without disassembling the
1. Replace fixed nose pin as follows
Remove the spring pin (21).
Remove fixed nose pin (22).
Remove sleeve bushing (23).
Install new sleeve bushing (23).
Install new fixed nose pin, with chamfer facing out and down, in hole of cradle making sure pin seats
Line drill new fixed nose pin with a 0.187 Inch diameter drill.
Install new spring pin (21).
2. Replace rear support pin as follows
Remove top (vertical) lubrication fitting (16) and screw-out connection pin (18) from cradle.
Slide release pin (17) from cradle.
Slide support pin (19) from cradle and retrieve spring (20), for use when installing new support pin.
Remove support pin bushing (24), if end hole is excessively worn.
Install new support pin bushing (24), if required.
Slide spring (20) and new support pin (19) into lower hole in cradle.
Slide release pin (17) into upper hole of cradle
Insert and screw-in connection pin (18) in top hole of cradle; move release pin (17) and support pin
(19) until connection pin drops into holes in the release pin and support pin.
Install lubrication fitting (16) in top hole of cradle, where connection pin (18) is installed.
3. Replace lubrication fittings as follows:
Remove broken or damaged lubrication fittings (15) or (16) from cradle.
Install new lubrication fitting (15) or (16) In cradle and tighten.
Remove broken or damaged lubrication fittings (13) from clevis pin (12).
Install new lubrication fitting (13) in clevis pin (12).
Apply grease (item 7, Appendix D) to lubrication fitting with a grease gun.
4. To replace other cradle components, or entire cradle, disassemble cradle assembly as presented below.
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