Section V. MAINTENANCE OF TOWING AND LIFTING YOKE,
TIEDOWN KIT AND REPAIR KITS
3-11. Towing and Lifting Yoke
a. Cleaning and Inspection.
Drycleaning solvent P-D-680, used to
clean parts is potentially dangerous to
personnel and property. Use in a well-
ventilated area as the fumes are
dangerous if inhaled. Avoid repeated
and prolonged skin contact. Do not use
near open flame or excessive heat. Flash
point of solvent is 100°F - 138°F (38°C -
(1) Clean the towing and lifting yoke (fig. 3-9)
with drycleaning solvent, (item 1, App. D), to
remove any foreign matter.
(2) Inspect the connecting legs and upper legs
for breaks, cracks or bends.
(3) Inspect the chains, pins and key rings for
broken or missing parts.
(4) Inspect the female and male braces for
bends, cracks and breaks.
b. Replacement. Replace the entire towing and
lifting yoke assembly, as necessary.
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