Engine adjustments are covered in TM 5-5805-257-14. The only reeling mechanisms that require
adjustment are the brake bands and the idler arms.
ADJUSTMENT OF BRAKE BANDS
For correct operation, the brake bands must be adjusted to obtain free movement of the shaft when
the brake is released and firm, positive braking when the brake is engaged. To adjust the brake
band of either the upper or the lower clutch and brake assembly, proceed as follows:
A Release the fasteners and open both guard doors.
B Bend the locking tab down on the key washers on the two mounting bolts near the top of the
C Adjust each of the mounting bolts to obtain minimum clearance (approximately 1/64 inch) be-
tween the brake band and the drum.