10. MODIFICATION PROCEDURE FOR M870A1 BRAKE (BENDIX) (Continued).
Replace Slack Adjusters. Refer to TM 5-2330-378-14&P.
Release brakes. Cage if necessary.
When using hammer to tap off slack adjuster, try not to strike "S" cam shaft-to-axle
mounting bracket. If bracket is struck during slack adjuster removal, inspect base of bracket
for cracks. If required straighten bracket and repair cracks by welding.
(a) Loosen clevis jam nut (1).
(b) Remove cotter pin (2), clevis pin (3), retainer ring (5), and slack adjuster (6) from camshaft (4). Clean and
dispose of cotter pin, clevis pin, and slack adjuster as described in paragraph 8d. Clean and set aside retaining
ring for reuse.
(c) Remove the brake chamber clevis rod end (7) and dispose of in accordance with paragraph 8d.