Check pin (1), barrel locking latch (2) and cap (5) for distortion, cracks, or excessive wear. Replace if distorted, cracked or excessively worn.
Check spring (3) for breaks, cracks, or distortion. Replace if spring if broken, cracked or permanently set.
(M240B/M240N): Check hinge pin (6) for bends, cracks or excessive wear. Replace if damaged or worn. Check spring (7) for breaks or distortion. Replace if damaged. Check detent (8) for wear. Replace if worn.
Check ejection port cover (9) for cracks or distortion. Replace if damaged.
Install detent (8), spring (7), ejection port cover (9) and hinge pin (6).
Tools and Special Tools
Tools and Special Tools (cont)
Machine gun assembled (TM 9-1005-313-10).
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