2-11.A. M9 MULTIPURPOSE BAYONET SYSTEM--MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS (Cont).
1. Inspect cap screw (1) for stripped threads or damage.
Replace if necessary.
2. Inspect the latch assembly (2) as follows:
a. Inspect spring of the right hand and left hand lock-release levers (3) for
proper functioning by depressing the right and left Lock-release levers. Replace
spring if necessary. (Refer to 2-11.B)
b. Inspect spring pins (4) for damage or looseness. If damaged or loose,
replace. (Refer to 2-11.B)
c. Inspect for rust/corrosion. Clean and lubricate.
If unable to remove rust/
corrosion, replace component. (Refer to 2-11.B)