5-11. REPLACE SNAP FASTENERS.
This task covers: a. Preparing Material
b. Installing Female Section
c. Installing Male Section
Snap Setting Tool (Appendix B, Section III, Items 5 and 6)
Snap Fastener (Appendix C-1, Item 2; C-2, Item 2 and 5)
Snap fastener replacement procedures are for use when snap fastener has failed, but material is
Preparing the Material.
Place the material (1) on a hard surface with barrel of the snap fastener (2) down.
Hold material (1) firmly in place and ream out flanged end of the snap fastener barrel (2) with a drill (3).
Separate the fastener halves.
Patch the material (1) where the snap fastener was removed IAW paragraph 5-9, except for female snap
fasteners on hood straps, then no patch is applied.