S e c t i o n I I . RECI P R O C A T I N G FEEDER GEAR REDU C E R ASSEM B L Y
b. Inspection and Repair.
(1) Inspect the bearings for pitted, scored,
The reciprocating feeder gear reducer assem-
overheated, or worn condition. Re-
bly is a double reduction unit with gear ratio
place defective bearings.
o f 15 to 1. The gear reducer transmits power
(2) Inspect the gears for chipped, cracked,
from the drive motor to the feeder drive shaft.
broken or excessively worn gear teeth.
F o r tabulated data, refer to TM 5-3820-205-
( 3 ) I n s p e c t the keyways for oversize or
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r o u n d e d condition. R e p l a c e s h a f t s
Assembly Removal and Disassembly
w i t h defective keyways. Replace de-
a. Removal. Remove the reciprocating gear
(4) I n s p e c t t h e h o u s i n g a n d c o v e r f o r
r e d u c e r assembly (TM 5-3820-205-20/1).
c r a c k s , breaks, and other damage. Re-
place defective housing and cover.
a s s e m b l e the reciprocating feeder gear reducer
( 5 ) Replace all gaskets at reassembly.
Note. Remove the shaft (19), bearing (20), spacer
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(21), gear (22), and key (23) from the housing (36)
as an assembly and remove the bearing, spacer, gear,
Assembly Reassembly and Installation
a n d key from the shaft. Remove the shaft (24) and
bearing (26) from the housing (36) as an assembly
and remove the bearing from the shaft. Remove the
assembly the reciprocating feeder gear reducer
shaft (26) and the bearing (27) from the housing
assembly in the reverse order.
(36) as an assembly and remove the bearing from the
Note. Press the bearing (27) on the shaft (26) and
install in the housing (36) as an assembly. Press the
bearing (26) on the shaft (24) and install in the hous-
123. Reciprocating Feeder Gear Reducer
ing (36) as an assembly. Install the key (23) gear
Assembly, Cleaning, Inspection
(22) spacer (21) and bearing (20) on the shaft (19)
and install in the housing (36) as an assembly.
b. Installation. I n s t a l l t h e r e c i p r o c a t i n g
a. Cleaning. Clean all parts with an ap-
feeder gear reducer assembly (TM 5-3820-
proved cleaning solvent and dry thoroughly.
Note. Do not submerge rolier bearings in solvent.