AUTOMATIC SLACK ADJUSTERS REPLACEMENT
Ground Boards Emplaced
Universal Joint Vehicular (WP 0080 00-11)
Landing Legs Down
O-Ring (WP 0080 00-8)
Washer (WP 0080 00-8)
Tools /Test Equipment
General Mechanic's Tool Kit (WP 0077 00-9)
Shop Equipment Common No. 1 (WP 0077 00-9)
Make sure the wheels are chocked before servicing the semitrailer.
Failure to do so may cause serious injury or death.
Electrical or pneumatic tools shall not be used for slack adjustment.
Initial adjustments procedures start with measurement, not tear-down.
There are six slack adjusters and they are removed and installed the same way.
This procedure and material covers one slack adjuster.
Dispose of all hazardous material in accordance with TB 43-0244.
If slack adjusters cannot be adjusted properly or the hex nut is damaged,
brakes must be caged according to WP 0007 00-14.