b. Turn locknut just tight enough to prevent motion,
then turn locknut and adjusting nut as a unit until 1 9/32 inch
release lever height is reached.
c. Hold adjusting nut so that it will not turn, and
torque locknut to 60 foot-pounds.
d. Install release lever spider (30, fig. 14-6) and
spider cotter pins.
e. Install release sleeve and bearing assembly (19
through 29) into spider (30). Thread sleeve assembly (28)
well into spider, but do not tighten locknut (29).
14-19. Release Bearing Adjustment
a. Adjust release sleeve (28, fig. 14-6) to 3A inch
clearance between contact surface of release bearing
housing (251 and the front clutch brake disc (not shown).
b. Adjust clutch pedal linkage (refer to TM 5- 3810-
Note. Do not lock the sleeve locknut (29, fig. 14-61
until the pedal linkage is connected and adjusted for free
c. Press down on the clutch pedal. The release
bearing housing should contact the clutch brake disc just
before the clutch pedal reaches the floor board. Depress the
clutch several times and recheck the clearance specified in
step a. above.
d. Hold the clutch pedal down while locknut (29) is
secured against release spider (30).
Figure 14-8. Release lever height adjustment.
Caution: Always disengage the clutch
while the clutch release bearing locknut is
being locked or unlocked, but engage the
clutch while adjusting release sleeve clearance.