5-22. ENGINE BASE MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
This task includes:
Tool Kit, General Mechanics
Compactor set on level ground in a protected area.
Solvent, Dry Cleaning; item 9, Appx E
Guide bar removed, including rubber buffer.
Base plate removed.
The engine base IS very sturdy and should
outlast all other components of the plate
An edge protector (1), can be replaced without re-
moval of the engine base. The replacement edge
protector comes with self-adhesive coating for ad-
hesion to the base plate.
The edge protector (1) provides protection
for the guide bar finish, when guide bar is
used to raise the rear of the compactor off
the ground to place the transport dolly in
Removal of the engine base (2) consists of the re-
moval of all components mounted to it, refer to in-
dex if necessary for identification of paragraphs
for each components removal instructions.
Install replacement engine base (2), mounting all
components removed from damaged base.
Follow-on tasks include: Adjust the direc-
tion control cable (Para. 4-19), Adjust the
throttle cable (Para. 4-16), Adjust the v-
belt (Para. 4-25).