DIRECT SUPPORT MAINTENANCE
AIR COMPRESSOR FOR
INLAND AND COASTAL LARGE TUG (LT)
AIR COMPRESSOR, REPLACE
Tools and Special Tools:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's (Item 1, Table 2,
Two Watercraft Engineers, 88L
Chain Hoist, Hand Operated (Item 6, Table 2,
1. Remove the four nuts (figure 1, item 1), four bolts (figure 1, item 2), and eight flat washers (figure 1, item 3)
that secure the air compressor base (figure 1, item 4) to its foundation (figure 1, item 5).
2. Rig the endless sling to the compressor (figure 1, item 7) and the chain hoist to a secure overhead structure.
Heavy loads can crush. Do not allow any body parts to come under the load or
between the load and a stationary object. Death or serious injury can result.
3. Use the chain hoist to lift the compressor (figure 1, item 6) from its foundation and lower it to the deck.