R E P A I R CO MMANDERS HATCH COVER HINGES (M577A2 ONLY)
This task covers:
Remove (page 818).
Install (page 8-19).
Metal Workers Tool Kit (Item 61, App B)
Metal Worker 44B10
Adapter (Item 2, App B)
Electrical Disc Sander (Item 77, App B)
Industrial Goggles (Item 37, App B)
See your -20
Trailer Mounted Welding Shop
(Item 96, App B)
Welders Gloves (Item 36, App B)
Welders Helmet (Item 42, App B)
Welding Electrode (Item 83, App C)
Commanders hatch cover removed from
carrier (see your -20)
Battery ground disconnected (see your 20)
1. Remove and discard broken hinge part (1, 2,
or 3) from hatch cover (4).
Metal chips and grinding
dust can cause injury. Wear
goggles and gloves.
Use a machinists hammer and a cold chisel
to chip off remaining part of bad hinge from
Use a disc sander to sand chipped area
smooth and remove any hard coating from