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13. Do not re-cock the actuator arm until the latch linkage is reset manually to accept the engagement of the
catch (dot and arrow align).
When the cable assembly is installed to the actuator and latch
assembly, avoid any unnecessary turning and twisting of the actuator or
latch. Damage to the inner cable construction may occur. If these
procedures and pre-cautions are not followed, damage may occur which
could cause a possible malfunction.
14. If twisting and turning occurs during the pre-airdrop rigging, disconnect the cable assembly from the latch
and actuator assembly and repeat the manual push/pull test as stated above.
1. Replace an unserviceable or missing straight-headed pin or ½-inch long cotter pin on either end of the
cable with a serviceable item from stock.
2. Replace an unserviceable 12-, 16-, 20-, 24-, 28-foot long cable assembly with a serviceable item from
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