4. Remove rubber seal (1) on hinge edge of
All weld joints should be metal to metal
fit. In no case should weld gap exceed 3/32
inch or one half the thickness of thinner
member, whichever is less.
Clamp or tack weld new hinge (3 or 4) on
Make sure hinges are aligned and spaced as
Weld hinge (3 or 4) to hatch in accordance
with TM 9-237. Use electrode type 5356.
Clean weld area and apply touch-up paint to
repaired area (see TM 43-0139). Install
rubber seal (1) along edge of hatch (2).
F O L L O W - T H R O U G H S T E P S
1. Install cargo hatch on carrier (see your -20).
2. Reconnect battery ground (see your 20).
END OF TASK