4-14. Emergency Exit Latches, Strikes and Stud Plate Assemblies
This task covers:
General Safety Instructions
General Mechanics Automotive Tool Kit
SC 5180 -90-CL-N26
Drilling creates metal chips which may enter eyes
and cause serious injury. Eye protection is
Sealer (Item 29 or 30, Appendix D)
Goggles (Item 38, Appendix D)
Replace (figure 4-6)
There are four latches, strikes and stud plate assemblies on the emergency exit panel.
This procedures is typical for all four.
Remove self-locking nut (1) and flat washer (2) and take latch (3) and flat washer (4) off stud plate
Drill out two rivets (6) and remove stud plate assembly (5) from frame (7) of emergency exit panel.
(Refer to paragraph 3-9.9 for rivet removal instructions.)
Drill out three rivets (8 and 9) and remove strike (10) from emergency exit panel cover (1 1). (Refer to
paragraph 3-9a. for rivet removal instructions.)
Position strike (1 O) on emergency exit panel cover (1 1 ) and fasten with two countersunk head rivets (8)
and one dome head rivet (9). (Refer to paragraph 3-9a. for rivet installation instructions.)
Position stud plate assembly (5) on frame (7) of emergency exit panel and fasten with two rivets (6).
(Refer to paragraphs 3-9a. for rivet installation instructions.)
Slide flat washer (4), then latch (3), then second flat washer (2) onto stud of stud plate assembly (5).
Secure with self-locking nut (l). Make nut just loose enough to permit hand operation of latch.