4-64. FRONT SUSPENSION BAR MAINTENANCE (M832 SN J089-001 THRU 159 AND J017-
160 THRU 350 ONLY) (Cont).
Remove sleeve bushing (30) from center mounting point on suspension bar (4). Discard sleeve bushing.
Remove suspension bar (4) from dolly.
Remove six resilient mounts (27) and sleeve bushings (26, 28, and 29) from two mounting brackets (17) and
stabilizers (25). Discard resilient mounts and sleeve bushings.
Inspect webbing straps, retaining straps, suspension bar, flat washers, straight pins, and stabilizers for frays,
tears, breaks, cracks, and bends. Replace damaged hardware.
Install four new resilient mounts (27) and two 1-3/8-in.-long sleeve bushings (28) and 7/8-in.-long sleeve
bushings (26) in two mounting brackets (17). Make sure 1-3/8-in.-long sleeve bushings (28) are installed
closest to two stabilizers (25).
Install two new resilient mounts (27) and 7/6-inch-long sleeve bushings (29) in two stabilizers (25).
Place suspension bar (4) on ground in proper position for reassembly.
The front axle may need to be rotated around the center line with drawbar to
allow stabillzers to aline with suspension bar.
Position one 1/2-inch-long sleeve bushing (30) inside center mounting position on suspension bar (4).