M242 Gun Electrical Cable

Slide yoke actuator may be attached to feed select solenoid when removed. If it is, reinstall slide yoke actuator.

3. REMOVE ELECTRICAL FEED SELECT SOLENOID.

a. Place automatic gun feeder (1) against work surface with electrical feed select solenoid (5) positioned as shown.

b. Remove six capscrews (6).

c. Lift electrical feed select solenoid (5) from automatic gun feeder (1).

INSPECTION

1. INSPECT ELECTRICAL FEED SELECT SOLENOID WIRING HARNESS.

Visually inspect electrical feed select solenoid wiring harness connector for loose, damaged, or missing hardware. If any of these conditions are found, replace hardware.

2. INSPECT AUTOMATIC GUN FEEDER HOUSING.

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

INSTALLATION

1. INSTALL ELECTRICAL FEED SELECT SOLENOID.

a. Push red select knob (1) in until it stops.

b. Place plunger tip (2) into fork actuator T-slot (3) in automatic gun feeder (4) and align holes.

c. Install and torque six capscrews (5) to 80 in.-lb ± 5 in.-lb (9.04 N-m ± 0.57 N-m).

Gun Breech
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WARNING

Wear eye protection when cutting lockwire. You can be blinded if wire hits you in the eye.

CAUTION

Do not drop lockwire pieces into gun. Wire can get between moving parts and damage gun.

2. CONNECT WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR P2.

a. Position automatic gun feeder (4) standing upright on forward feed assembly (6).

b. Install wiring harness connector (7) onto electrical feed select solenoid (8) with two captive screws

c. Lockwire two captive screws (9).

3. PERFORM AUTOMATIC GUN FEEDER ELECTRICAL CHECK (WP 0006 00).

4. 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)

ELECTRICAL FEED SELECT SOLENOID WIRING HARNESS REPLACEMENT REMOVAL, INSPECTION, INSTALLATION

INITIAL SETUP:

Tools and Special Tools

Artillery and turret mechanic's tool kit

(item 41, WP 0085 00) Bit holder (item 20, WP 0085 00) Cross-tip screwdriver (item 32,

WP 0085 00) Goggles (item 19, WP 0085 00) Screwdriver bit (item 2, WP 0085 00) Socket (item 36, WP 0085 00) Torque wrench, 0-80 in.-oz (item 51,

WP 0085 00) Turret mechanic's supplemental tool kit

(item 44, WP 0085 00) 4 mm socket wrench (item 37, WP 0085

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