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NEWS | Feb. 4, 2022

Bradley FOV: Use Proper Tool to Operate Power Unit Access Door


Crewmen and maintainers, just a friendly reminder that you should only use the correct tool to operate the Bradley FOV’s power unit access door and its hydraulic pump.
        
The correct tool to operate the power unit access door and hydraulic pump is the hydraulic pump handle.
 
Operate power unit access door/hydraulic pump with correct tool
   Operate power unit access door/hydraulic pump with correct tool
 
Using the incorrect tool can damage the hydraulic pump or latch post.
 
Correct tool for latch post is pump handle
Correct tool for latch post is pump handle
 
The hydraulic pump handle is stored in the driver’s bulkhead storage area.
 
Pump handle stored in driver's bulkhead storage area
Pump handle stored in driver's bulkhead storage area
 
Check out WP 0009 of TM 9-2350-438-10-1 (Nov 19) for information on properly opening and closing the power unit access door.
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