DIFFERENTIAL BRAKE ADJUSTMENT
I N I T I A L S E T UP
General Mechanics Tool Kit (Item 30, App D)
See your -10
Weighing Scale (Item 61, App D)
See your Lo
Antiseize compound (Item 4, App C)
Engine stopped/shutdown (see your -10)
Carrier blocked (see your -10)
Trim vane lowered and power plant front
access door open (see your -10)
A D J U S T
N O TE
Do not try to adjust steering linkage to
compensate for brake lining wear.
Uneven steering lever pull will result.
Adjust differential brakes only when dif-
ferential is cool. You cannot get a good
adjustment if differential is hot.
Check steering lever pawl adjustment
(page 23-5) and steering brake linkage
adjustment (page 23-3) before making
differential brake adjustment.
1. Place two differential steering levers (1) in
full forward released position.
2. Remove two access plugs (2) from differential
Make sure socket is taped to extension to
prevent socket from falling into the
3. Insert socket (3) through differential access
holes. Turn each differential brake band
adjusting nut (4) one detent at a time. Turn
left to tighten band or right to loosen.
4. Place steering levers (1) in second notch from
front of quadrants (5).
5. Using a strap or rope, attach dial scale (6) to
center of steering lever hand grip.