INSTALL FORWARD LCT YOKE BEARINGS
Do not use cadmium plated hardware
or tools while working on yoke
assembly. Titanium yoke could be
If a crack in the yoke is suspected
during removal, refer to TM
Make sure bores (1) of yoke (2) are clean and
Place both bearings (3 and 4) in carbon dioxide
(dry ice) (E92) and methanol (E243). Wear
goggles and Kevlar gloves (E187). Allow
bearings to cool thoroughly.
Coat bores (1) with epoxy primer (E292). Wear
Support bearing housing (5) of yoke (2) in arbor
Work quickly with chilled bearing.
Bearing must be installed before it
Remove one bearing (3) from dry ice and wipe
clean and dry. Use cloth (E120). Wear goggles.
Wear Kevlar gloves (E187).
While epoxy primer (E292) is wet press bearing
(3) into housing (5) until fully seated in bore (1)
(TM 55-1500-322-24). Use arbor press (6).
Wipe off excess primer from bearing (3). Use
cloth (E120). Allow bearing to warm to room