SECTION IV. BRAKE SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
BRAKE SYSTEM INSPECTION
This task covers:
3.53.2. Brake System
Refer to para 7.1 for additional limits and corrective action.
a. Check components for damage and loose mounting.
b. Check for loose, missing, or damaged mounting hardware.
c. Check hydraulic lines for fluid leakage. None allowed.
d. Check wheel brakes (TM 1-1500-204-23).
e. Check brake disk drive slots on wheel brake with one piece lining. Replace if battered or worn more than
f. Check brake disk drive slots on wheel brake with three piece lining. Replace if battered or worn more than
g. Check master cylinder rod end bearing for radial/axial play (0.002 INCH maximum play).
h. Check master cylinders, parking brake, and brake control valves for leakage. None allowed. Slight
wetting of cylinder and seals insufficient to form a drop is normal.
i. Check master cylinder for cracks, nicks, or dents. None allowed.
j. Check brake pedal linkage for looseness or misalinement.
k. Check brake disks for cracks. Replace disks that have cracks extending through disk.
l. Check brake lining recession piston, center carrier, and anvil for indications of wear which could cause
loss of linings.
END OF TASK