REPAIR OF DOOR HINGES.
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Kit (Item 1, App B)
Refrigeration unit shutdown (TM 9-4110-258-13)
If possible, hinge pins should be freed by using a penetrating oil to lubricate the hinge. Use heat if
necessary. If the door hinge is heated, protect the door gasket to prevent damage by burning. After
heating, clean, mask, prime and top coat the repaired area.
Replacement of Hinge Pin and Hinge Blade.
Remove hinge pins only from hinge blades being replaced.
(1) Drive the hinge pin (1) out of the hinge blade (2).
(a) Cut the crimped head off of the hinge pins (1).
(b) Drive the middle two hinge pins out first with a hammer and punch,
(c) Start to drive the bottom pin out.
(d) Drive the top hinge pin out and finish removing the bottom pin.