Corrective Action

4. FAILURE OF SAFETY.

Step 1. Check for worn coil compress helical spring.

Replace worn coil compression helical spring (p 3-22). Step 2. Check for broken grenade launcher safety.

Replace broken grenade launcher safety (p 3-22). Step 3. Check for broken or missing spring pin.

Replace broken or missing spring pin (p 3-22).

5. FAILURE TO CLOSE OR LATCH.

Step 1. Check for worn barrel extension or barrel assembly.

Replace worn barrel extension (p 3-22).

6. FAILURE TO EJECT.

Check for worn, broken, or missing cartridge ejector, spring, or retainer.

Replace worn, broken, or missing parts (p 3-21).

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Section III. DIRECT SUPPORT MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES

3-6. 40MM GRENADE LAUNCHER M203/M203A1 W/E—MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS

This task covers:

Initial installation of the M203 grenade launcher on an M16 series rifle.

INITIAL SETUP

Tools and Special Tools

(Army) Small Arms Repairman Tool Kit (item 5, app B) (MC) Small Arms Repairman Tool Kit (item 5, app B)

Materials/Parts

Locking wire (MS20995C32) (9505-00-293-4208)

Rivet (8448697) (from TM 9-1005-249-23&P, TM 9-1005-319-23&P, or TM 05538C-23&P/2A (Marine

Corps only)) (used to return grenade launcher to the M16 series configuration only) Spring pin (MS39086-41) Swivel locking bar (12598618)

Equipment Condition

Sling and hand guards removed from M16 series rifle (p 2-23).

INSTALLATION OF M203

1. Remove rivet (1) and front swivel (2). Discard rivet (1).

Corrective Action

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NOTE

The M16/M16A1 rifle uses the old type swivel mount and swivel locking bar. When one or both parts must be replaced, order new type swivel mount (PN 12598617) and swivel locking bar (PN 12012059). M16A2 can only use the new configuration. M4/M4A1 carbines use swivel locking bar (PN 12991254).

2. Install front swivel (2) and new rivet (3) in swivel mount (4). Flare the rivet (3) with a punch and hammer.

Tang Rivet

3. Refer to page 2-23 and perform steps 1 thru 14 and return here.

CAUTION

The mounting bracket tang has been lengthened and will require filing for proper fit. Remove only the minimum amount of metal from tip to make sure mounting holes are properly aligned.

Bracket For M203 Grenade Launcher

4. If screw holes in receiver assembly and mounting bracket (5) cannot be aligned, remove the mounting bracket and file the tip as required.

5. Install bushing half and repeat steps 12 thru 14 on page 2-26.

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3-6. 40MM GRENADE LAUNCHER M203/M203A1 W/E—MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS (CONT).

| INSTALLATION OF M203 (CONT).

6. Install two machine screws (6). Fully tighten one machine screw first, and then the other.

Ms20995c32 Installation

7. Check installation of receiver assembly as follows:

a. While holding rifle in a vertical position with the muzzle up, attempt to move the receiver assembly up and down and from side to side.

b. There must be no up and down movement between the receiver assembly (M203) and the rifle barrel.

c. The movement from side to side should not exceed 1/8 inch (0.32 cm) left or right of center. Total movement cannot exceed % inch (0.64 cm).

d. If excess side to side movement exists, replace the bushing halves.

e. If excess up and down movement exists, obtain a new mounting bracket and repeat steps 3 thru 6.

8. Refer to page 2-27 and complete assembly.

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RECEIVER ASSEMBLY FIRMLY SEATED

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INSPECTION/REPAIR

INSPECTION/REPAIR

Marine M203 Grenade Launcher

2. Inspect mounting bracket assembly (2) for bends or damage. If damaged, replace/repair. Inspect two socket head screws (3) and washers (4). If damaged, replace.

Quadrant Sight M203 Grenade LauncherM203 Mounting Bracket
INSTALLATION OF M203A1

1. Disassemble quadrant sight (see para 2-13, steps 1 and 2).

2. Disassemble range quadrant (see para 2-14). Dispose/turn-in two excess machine screws.

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INSTALLATION OF M203A1 (CONT)

INSTALLATION OF M203A1 (CONT)

M203 Mounting Bracket

6. Remove sling from front swivel (see para 2-11, step 2).

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