Perform required lubrication to suspension assembly (para. 3-3).
4-43. SERVICE BRAKES
This task covers:
General mechanics tool kit, item 16, appx. B
Extension light, 24 ft, item 18, appx. B
Brake repair pliers, item 18, appx. B
Degreaser tank, 20 gl, item 18, appx. B
Retaining ring pliers, item 18, appx. B
Cleaning compound solvent, item 25, appx. E
General Safety Instructions
Brake adjustments (para. 4-15) are mandatory after installing new brakes or
performing maintenance on brakes.
Brake adjustments must also be
accomplished if any of the following conditions exist:
The slack adjusters are not level to each other when brakes are applied.
Brake chamber clevis moves more than 2 inches (5.1 cm) from fully released
condition to fully engaged condition (para. 4-10, item no. 3).
Brake drum temperature is cool to the touch after heavy braking operations have
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