DISASSEMBLE AND INSPECT BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER (AVIM)
Inspection steps in this task cover
only those parts of the brake master
cylinder that are most subject to wear.
All parts shall also be inspected for
obvious damage such as cracks,
corrosion, and damaged threads.
Remove lockwire and loosen nut (1).
Rod end bearing is spring-loaded.
Remove rod end bearing carefully to
prevent injury to personnel.
Turn rod end bearing (2) counterclockwise and
remove it from rod (3).
Remove washer (4) and nut (1) from rod end
Inspect rod end bearing (2) (TM 55-1500-322-24).
Turn cylinder upside down and remove spring
(5) and pin (6).
End cap is spring-loaded. Remove
end cap carefully to prevent injury to
Remove lockwire and end cap (7) from housing
Remove packings (9, 10 and 11) from end cap
Measure diameter of bore (11.1) in end cap (7).
Diameter shall not be more than 0.627 inch.