FIFTH WHEEL PLATE ASSEMBLY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION
Tools and Special Tools
Grease, Automotive and Artillery (GAA) (WP
Lifting Device, Minimum Capacity 1,000 lbs (454
0083, Table 1, Item 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22)
Pin, Cotter (WP 0084, Table 1, Item 34) Qty: 1
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive (WP
Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic 63B (2)
Compound, Antiseize (WP 0083, Table 1, Item 9,
Parts Manual (Fig. 15)
Engine OFF (refer to TM 9-2320-279-10).
Wheels chocked (refer to TM 9-2320-279-10).
Fifth wheel plate weighs 525 lbs (238 kg). Do not attempt to lift or move fifth wheel plate
without the aid of an assistant and a lifting device. Failure to comply may result in injury or
death to personnel.
1. Attach lifting device to fifth wheel plate (1).