REPAIR CARGO HATCH HINGE (M113A3, M901A3, M981A3 AND M1059A3 ONLY)
Use a disc sander to sand chipped area smooth and remove any hard coating from weld area.
Remove rubber seal (1) from hinge edge of hatch (2).
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 hatch (2).