11-50. WEAPON STATION HATCH LATCH REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
All models except M996, M996A1, M997,
General mechanics tool kit
M997A1, M997A2, M998, M998A1, M1035,
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
M1035A1, M1035A2, M1037, M1038, M1038A1,
M1042, M1097, M1097A1, M1097A2
l Procedures for replacing the three hatch latches are basically
the same, except the hatch latch opposite the backrest side of
weapon station has a spacer. This procedure covers the hatch
latch with spacer.
l To increase latch tension, 3/8-in. (9.5 mm) flat washers may be
added between bottom of weapon station and any of the three
Remove capscrew (2), washer(1), hatch latch (5), and spacer (4) from weapon station (3).
Install spacer (4) and hatch latch (5) on weapon station (3) with washer (1) and capscrew (2). Tighten
capscrew (2) to 37 lb-ft (50 N-m).