SINGLE DISK BRAKE, FRICTION LINING, AND BRAKE DISK REMOVAL/INSTALLATION
a. Clean cylinder assembly, nipple, and trailing arm attachment area (para 1.47).
b. Wipe remaining parts with a clean rag.
Disk discoloration caused by heat is acceptable.
a. Check trailing arm attachment area, disk, linings, and housing for cracks.
(1) If cracks are suspected, perform nondestructive inspection (TM 1-1520-264-23).
b. Check trailing arm attachment area, disk, plate, linings, and cylinder assembly for corrosion (para
c. Check disk for dishing. Use surface plate and height gage.
(1) If disk is dished in excess of 0.025 INCH, replace disk.
d. Check disk for wear. Use micrometer caliper.
(1) If disk is less than 0.144 INCH thick, replace disk.
e. Check linings. Use caliper set.
(1) If lining is less than 0.192 INCH thick or overheating is evident, replace linings.
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