TRACK MAINTENANCE (continued)
Decreasing Track Tension
Lubricant is under high pressure.
Loosen bleed plug slowly to avoid
injury to personnel.
Open bleed plug (1) on track adjusterand reduce pressure until tension is adjusted. Tighten
plug (1) and wipe away excess grease.
At least two people are required to disconnect and connect
Position track disconnection point midway between no. 7 roadwheel (6) and idler wheel
Shut off vehicle engine (p. 2-99), and block track with logs or rocks. Do not set parking
Lubricant is under high pressure. Loosen bleed plug slowly to
avoid injury to personnel.
Decrease track tension (p. 3-30).
Using 3/4-inch drive socket wrench and
1 1/8 inch socket, remove two bolts (4)
from two end connectors (2) on track