TM 10-1670-296-20&P 0021 00
If the timer assembly fails to drop in the required time, remove the
faceplate and check the four screws securing the arming wire guide
block to the faceplate for burred heads. If the heads are burred, remove
it by filing or replacing with new screws.
Remove the fabricated sling and the 10-ounce weight from the release.
1. Disassemble the release as follows:
Place the release on a table or other suitable flat surface with the front plate containing the arming
wire guide block facing up.
If the arming wire (1) is installed, pull the wire clear of the guide block and allow the delay release
timer to run down.
Remove the three nuts (2) securing the faceplate (3) to the release and lift the faceplate from the
Remove the exposed toggle (4), toggle lockslide (5), and the timer mechanism (6) from the release
Remove the toggle shaft (7) and the upper suspension link (8) from the release.
Remove the retaining clamp (9) with the retaining clamp pin (10) from within the upper suspension
link (8) by sliding the clamp down and out through the opening in the link.
Remove the remaining toggle (11) and toggle lockslide (12) from the inside of the release back plate
Lift each of the two lower suspension links (14) from the two clevis bolts (15) on the release back
Remove the two clevis bolts (15) and the lower stud (16) from the back plate by removing the
applicable nuts on the outside of the back plate.
Further disassemble each of the lower suspension links (14) by removing the two 5/8-inch nuts, the
two suspension link sleeves, the sling guides, the 9/16-inch clevis bolt nut, the clevis bolt, and the
suspension link clevis.
As required, disassemble each parachute release connector (17) by removing the 9/16-inch nut, bolt,
and sleeve spacer from the upper end of the connector.
Do not apply lubricant of any type to the delay release timer.