Warning

If weapon has been determined to be contaminated (radioactive), all warnings at the beginning of WP 0022 00 shall be in effect.

Do not wear jewelry when working on the gun. Serious injury or death may occur.

Wear eye protection when using striking instruments. You can be blinded if flying chips hit you in the eye.

DISASSEMBLY

1. POSITION FORWARD FEED ASSEMBLY.

Place forward feed assembly (1) on a clean, flat surface.

2. REMOVE ROUND FLANGED SLEEVE BUSHING.

Using inside puller, remove the round sleeve bushing (2) from forward feed assembly (1). Discard round sleeve bushing.

3. REMOVE FLAT-SIDED FLANGED SLEEVE BUSHING.

a. Mark the flat side position of sleeve bushing (3) on forward feed assembly (1).

b. Place two blocks of wood on both sides of the flat-sided sleeve bushing (3).

c. Install inside puller into flat-sided sleeve bushing (3) so that the legs of inside puller are on the two blocks of wood.

d. Remove and discard flat-sided sleeve bushing (3).

4. REMOVE FLANGED SLEEVE BUSHING. a. Turn over the forward feed assembly (1).

b. Using inside puller, remove the round flanged sleeve bushing (4). Discard flanged sleeve bushing.

INSPECTION

INSPECT FORWARD FEEDER SUBASSEMBLY.

a. Visually inspect forward feeder subassembly (1) for cracks, chips, breaks, galls, and bends. If any of these conditions are found, replace forward feeder subassembly.

b. Visually inspect mounting brackets (2) for cracks or bends. If either of these conditions are found, replace mounting brackets.

c. Visually inspect mounting brackets (2) for loose or missing rivets. If rivets are missing, install new rivets. Rivet heads must be flush to 0.6 mm below machine surface and flush to 1.0 mm below cast surface.

a. Apply sealing compound primer and adhesive to new flat-sided sleeve bushing (1) and align with marks drawn on the forward feed assembly (2).

Ensure that flat in the flange is aligned with the marks drawn on the forward feed assembly when seated.

b. Install new flat-sided sleeve bushing (1) until bushing is seated into forward feed assembly (2).

M242 25mm Forward Feed Assembly

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ASSEMBLY

1. INSTALL NEW FLAT-SIDED FLANGED SLEEVE BUSHING.

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