a. General. It is no longer considered necessary to refilter the air supply. Therefore, air filter maintenance
requirements are rescinded. The complete air filter can be replaced with tubing, or the filter element can
removed and not replaced.
b. Removal. Remove air filters by following procedures shown in steps 1 and 2 of figure 4-50.
STEP 1. DISCONNECT AIR LINE CON-
NECTORS FROM BOTH SIDES
OF AIR FILTER (FRONT AND
BACK OF CROSSMEMBER) AND
DRAW LINES AWAY FROM AIR
DISCONNECTING OR CONNECTING
STEP 2. REMOVE TWO HEX NUTS AND
SECURING AIR FILTER TO
U-BOLT AND AIR FILTER.
REMOVING AIR FILTER