9-9. TOWING PINTLE MAINTENANCE
This task covers:
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Maintenance and repair shop equipment:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 21
Two cotter pins (Appendix G, Item 381
Drivescrew (Appendix G, Item 47)
Ikvo locknuts (Appendix G, Item 122)
Four locknuts (Appendix G, Item 1461
Drycleaning solvent (Appendix C, Item 26)
General Safety Instructions
solvent isflammable and will not be
used near an open flame.
Contact DS maintenance for fabrication instructions of optional towing pintle.
l Perform steps 1 and 2 for rear-mounted towing pintle.
l Perform steps 3 and 4 for optional towing pintle mounted to the front bumper.
Remove cotter pin (31, slotted nut (21, washer (4), and towing pintle (9) from rear bumper (7).
Discard cotter pin (3).
Remove four nuts (11, washers (111, capscrews (101, washers (111, two support plates (61, backing
plate (51, and safety chain plate (81 from rear bumper (7).