TM 55-1680-320-23 & P
3-36. WINCH ASSEMBLY - REPAIR (cont)
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Use solvent in a well ventilated area. Avoid prolonged breathing of fume. Keep away from open flame.
Use approved safety equipment.
Use approved personal protective equipment (goggles/face shield) when using compressed air. Air pressure
is restricted to a maximum of 35 psi. Do not direct airstream towards self or other personnel.
Do not immerse electrical components in cleaning solvent. Wipe clean with a cloth dampened in soap and
If parts are not to be inspected immediately after cleaning, dip them in preservation oil to prevent rust spots.
Clean electrical connector contact pins with cloth soaked in trichloroethane in accordance with TM 55-1500-343-23.
Wash remaining components in solvent and rinse thoroughly. Dry with compressed air.
Clean drum assembly grooves with solvent and rinse thoroughly. Dry with compressed air.
a. Inspect all parts for nicks, cracks, scratches and dents (refer to Task 2-11).
b. Inspect for corrosion (refer to Task 2-11) and evidence of leakage.
c. Inspect all threaded parts for crossed, stripped and damaged threads.
d. Inspect electrical wiring for frayed and broken insulation. Check for cuts and tears.
e. Inspect electrical connectors for bent, broken and missing pins. Inspect for evidence of overheating and shorting.
f. Inspect drum and cover assembly for smooth rotation of drum.
g. Inspect cable kicker for loose rivets.
h. Inspect drum grooves for nicks, dings and cracks.
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