Caution

Place feeder handle in down (locked) position to protect electrical connector on bottom of automatic gun feeder.

REMOVAL

1. POSITION FEEDER DRIVE ASSEMBLY.

Place feeder drive assembly (1) on a clean, flat surface with electrical solenoid (2) on bottom as shown.

2. REMOVE FEEDER STANDOFF.

Remove feeder standoff (3) from feeder drive assembly (1).

INSPECTION

1. INSPECT FEEDER STANDOFF.

Visually inspect feeder standoff for stripped threads, bends, cracks, and chips. If any of these conditions are found, replace feeder standoff.

2. INSPECT REAR PLATE ASSEMBLY.

Visually inspect rear plate assembly for loose or damaged screw threaded inserts. If either of these conditions are found, send rear plate assembly to Direct Support Maintenance for repair.

M242 25mm Bevfitchett
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INSTALLATION

1. INSTALL FEEDER STANDOFF.

Install short threaded end of feeder standoff (1) in feeder drive assembly (2).

M242 25mm Forward Feed Assembly
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2. INSTALL FORWARD FEED ASSEMBLY (WP 0034 00).

3. INSTALL EJECTION CHUTE (WP 0032 00).

4. INSTALL LINK SHIELD (WP 0029 00).

5. INSTALL LINK BRIDGES FOR STANDARD FEEDER (WP 0027 00) OR INSTALL LINK COVER ASSEMBLIES FOR ENHANCED FEEDER (WP 0028 00).

6. PERFORM AUTOMATIC GUN FEEDER MANUAL CYCLE CHECK (WP 0007 00).

7. INSTALL AUTOMATIC GUN FEEDER (WP 0026 00). END OF WORK PACKAGE

UNIT

M242 25-MM AUTOMATIC GUN (NSN 1005-01-086-1400) M242 25-MM ENHANCED AUTOMATIC GUN (NSN 1005-01-454-0396)

STEPPED SPACER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION REMOVAL, INSPECTION, INSTALLATION

INITIAL SETUP:

Tools and Special Tools

Common #2 shop equipment (item 34,

References

WP 0007 00

Equipment Conditions

WP 0026 00 Automatic gun feeder removed WP 0027 00 Link bridges removed (Standard

Feeder only) WP 0028 00 Link cover assemblies removed

(Enhanced Feeder only) WP 0029 00 Link shield removed WP 0030 00 Forward link strippers removed WP 0032 00 Ejection chute removed WP 0034 00 Forward feed assembly removed WP 0036 00 Feeder assembly rotor removed WP 0037 00 Round positioner assembly removed

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