449. Cleaning, Inspection and Repair
flywheel with blunt chisel. Install new ring gear by
a. Clean all parts with an approved cleaning solvent
heating to expand it and press on flywheel
and dry thoroughly.
b. Inspect ring gear for broken or cracked teeth. If
Figure 4-13. Flywheel, ring gear, and flywheel housing, exploded view
Overheating to temperature above
600 will soften gear.
c. Inspect flywheel housing for cracks or distortion,
and stripped or crossed threads. Repair or replace as
a. Install flywheel housing and flywheels as
(1) Torque the flywheel housing capscrews
alternately and evenly to 80/100 ft-lbs.
(2) Torque the flywheel capscrews alter-ME
3810-232-34/4-14 alternately and evenly to 50/60 ft-lbs.
Using the same sequence, then torque to 100/110 ft-lbs.
Figure 4-14. Flywheel bearing bore and clutch face limits
c. Install starter assembly (TM 5-3810-232-12).
b. Use indicator and check flywheel and clutch face.