This task covers:
c. Follow-on Maintenance
Material and Parts
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Wear plates will be scraped during normal usage. Wear plates do not require
replacing if they are scraped.
Perform a detailed inspection of the wear plates to determine the extent of
damage and required repairs. If the wear plates are bent, torn, missing, and/or
rivets are pulled out or missing, perform repairs as required. If the wear plate is
raised or has bumps along its length, the method of repair is to flatten the raised
area with a hammer and block of wood. Wear plates are aluminum. If the wear
plate is bent out, saw off wear plate back to flat portion. Full replacement is not
Perform following steps for each wear plate.
The two small wear plates at rear of M3A1 CROP use two rivets.
(1) Remove rivets (1) from wear plate (2).
(2) Remove wear plate (2) from side rail (3).