ARMY TM 5-5420-212-23
MARINE CORPS TM 08676A-23/2
Inspect bearing pad (2) to ensure there is PTFE on bearing pad surface, and for signs of gouging and wear.
Wear is indicated by the bronze substrate being revealed where the PTFE is worn.
If there is no PTFE present or damage has occurred, replace with new bearing pad. Bearing pads must be
replaced in pairs.
Using impact wrench, unscrew and remove the countersunk screws (1) securing bearing pad (2) to sliding
Remove bearing pad (2) from sliding block (3).
Remove all traces of jointing compound from bearing pad (2 )and sliding block (3).
Apply jointing compound to one of mating surfaces of sliding block (3) or new bearing pad (2).
Position bearing pad (2) on sliding block (3).
Coat screw threads with thread locking compound.
Insert screws (1) and tighten evenly.