7. To check track tension using
Track adjuster can be damaged
track and sprocket gage, position
during carrier operation. Do not
gage lightly against bottom of
track at centerline of second road
extend adjuster beyond 17
wheel. Look through hole in gage.
If top of second road wheel can
he seen (3/8 to 5/8 inch) and
9. To tighten track tension add
track touches number three road
wheel, track tension is correct
8. If top of second road wheel
cannot be seen or track does not
touch third road wheel, track
needs adjusting. To tighten track
tendon, see step 9. To loosen
track tension, see step 10.
grease through fitting on track
tension adjuster. If track adjuster
is extended to its maximum limit
of 17 inches and the track is still
too loose, remove one track shoe
(page 3-29). Readjust the track
tension, steps 5 thru 9.
C A U T I O N
D i r t c a n d a m a g e f i t t i n g a nd
cylinder. Clean all dirt from fit-
ting on track tension adjuster.
Servicing the fitting can damage
the track adjuster, idler wheel
and final drive bearings. Track
a d j u s t e r f i t t i n g i s n o t a t r u e
lubrication point. Do not service
when lubricating the carrier.