TOP AND BOTTOM BEAM AND HYDRAULIC LIFT
CYLINDER REMOVAL / INSTALLATION (Con't).
4. Remove telescopic brace.
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Lifting device is required when
parts weight over 50 lb (23 kg) for a single person lift, over 100 lb (45 kg) for a two
person lift, and over 150 lb (63 kg) for a three or more person lift. Keep clear of heavy
parts supported only by lifting device. Failure to follow this warning may cause
serious injury or death to personnel.
DO NOT attempt to replace both lift cylinders at the same time unless dolly halves are
attached to each other or top beam is supported by a suitable lifting device. If top
beam is not supported, it will fall to the ground. Failure to follow this warning will
cause serious injury or death to personnel.
5. Support lift cylinder (73) with a suitable lifting device.
6. Remove cotter pin (75), flatwasher (76), and clevis pin (77) from hydraulic lift cylinder
(73) and top beam (1). Discard cotter pin.
DO NOT disconnect hydraulic lift cylinder lower connections from suspension link.
7. Swing cylinder down and support utilizing rubber vehicle chocks, NSN 2540-01-052-
6234, P/N MS 52127-2 or equivalent, between cylinder and dolly suspension structure.