3-30. BUCKET LIFT ARMS AND PIVOT ASSEMBLIES MAINTENANCE (CONT)
a. Bucket Lift Arms (Cont).
REMOVAL (SHEET 2 OF 2)
Wear tinted goggles approved for use with acetylene torch when using
acetylene torch. Failure to do so could cause blindness.
Wear insulated gloves when removing parts in following steps. Failure to
do so could cause you to seriously burn your hands when removing these
parts. If you are burned obtain medical aid immediately.
Using an acetylene torch, heat retaining ring (3). Wear insulated gloves
and remove retaining ring using snap ring pliers.
Remove thrust washer (4), two shims (5), and O-ring (6). Discard O-ring.
Using 2-3/4 inches diameter rod and hammer, remove pin (7) by driving
outward from cab interior. Remove thrust washer (8).
Repeat steps (2) through (6) above to remove parts securing opposite side
of bucket lift arms to front chassis.
Before performing following step, check and ensure that all disconnected
hoses, lines, and fittings are capped or plugged. Failure to do so could
cause hydraulic oil to flow from disconnected hoses, lines, and fittings
if you inadvertently operate hydraulic control levers.
Start engine and slowly back loader away from bucket lift arms. Turn
(9) Lower bucket lift arms to ground and disconnect chain hoist.