CHAPTER 6 GENERAL SUPPORT MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. Repair Parts, Special Tools and Equipment
Special tools and equipment. No special tools or equipment are required by General Support maintenance
personnel for performing maintenance on the winch assembly.
Section II. General Support Troubleshooting
General. For a general description and purpose of the troubleshooting table, refer to paragraph 3-5.
General support maintenance troubleshooting. Table 6-1 lists the winch assembly troubleshooting
malfunctions for direct and general support maintenance personnel.
Section III. General Maintenance Instructions
This section provides general cleaning, inspection and repair instructions that are common to components of the
Special cleaning, inspection and repair instructions applicable to any individual component are covered with that
component in the applicable sections of this manual.
General cleaning instructions
Cleaning solvents are dangerous to your health. Long term effects from solvents such as Fed.
Spec. P-D-680 can include cancer. Short term effects, especially when used in poorly ventilated
areas, include unconsciousness and death.
Prior to removal or disassembly of major components, clean excess oil or dirt with a cleaning solvent or
Use a cleaning solvent to clean parts such as gears, housings and hand packed bearings.