2-27. TRAILER SAFETY CHAIN ASSEMBLY. (Figure 2-1 6) (ARMY)
a. Removal. Remove nut (1), screw (2) and chain and latch shackle (3) securing chain assembly (4) to trailer
frame (5). Remove chain assembly (4).
b. Disassembly. (Figure 2-17) Remove connecting chain links (1) and hook (2) from welded chain (3).
c. Inspection. Inspect chain for broken or damaged links. Check for bent or damaged hook. Replace chain if
main links are damaged. Replace connecting links or hooks, if damaged.
d. Assembly. (Figure 2-17) Install hook (2) and connecting chain links (1) on welded chain (3).
e. Installation. (Figure 216)
(1) Install chain and latch shackle (3) in chain assembly (4).
(2) Position chain and latch shackle and chain assembly to trailer frame (5).
(3) Install screw (2) and nut (1) through pad on trailer frame (5) and chain and latch shackle (3) to secure
chain assembly (4). Place hook over bar on trailer frame (5).
2-28. TRAILER LUBRICATION FITTINGS. (Figure 2-1 8) (ARMY)
a. Removal. Removal of lubrication fittings consists only of screwing the fitting out of the component in which
it is installed. Refer to figure 218 for location of lubrication fittings.
Replace any plugged or damaged lubrication fitting.
c. Installation. Install lubrication fitting by screwing fitting into component requiring lubrication. Refer to figure
21 8 for location of lubrication fittings. Refer to Lubrication Order, LO 10-461 021512/Ll08580A1 2, and
2-29. TRAILER DATA PLATES. (Figure 21 9) (ARMY)
a. Removal. Remove drive screws (1) securing data plates (2) and (3) to trailer frame (4).
b. Inspection. Inspect data plates for clarity. If any part of the information contained on data plates is not clear,
replace data plate.
c. Installation. Position data plates (2) and (3) to trailer frame (4) and install drive screws (1).
2-30. TRAILER SERVICE BRAKES ASSEMBLY. (Figure 2-20) (ARMY)
To remove only the brake shoes, perform steps a (1) through (8)
and c (2), (6), (7) and (8).
To replace, perform only steps d (5) through (10), d (15) and e
(7) through (17).
(1) Refer to paragraph 2-21, for procedure covering the jacking-up of the flatbed cargo trailer.
b. Inspection. Inspect lubrication fitting for plugged lubrication passage and for damage to end of fitting.