AIR CLEANER ASSEMBLY (CONT)
Gooseneck lowered to lowest position, if uncoupled (para. 2-18)
If NBC exposure is suspected, all air filter media should be handled by personnel
wearing protective equipment. Consult your unit NBC Officer or NBC NCO for
appropriate handling or disposal instructions.
All fittings and openings must be capped or plugged immediately after opening to
prevent dirt, moisture, or foreign material from entering the air brake system or
damage to equipment may result.
Tag and disconnect two nonmetallic hoses (1 and 2) from straight adapters (3) on air filter assembly (4). Install
caps/plugs into hose openings.
Remove two nuts for U-bolt (5) and remove U-bolt (5) and air filter assembly (4) from gooseneck.
Remove two straight adapters (3) from air filter assembly (4). Install caps/plugs into all remaining openings.
The air filter assembly has an internal spring that, when assembled, is under
pressure. Use caution when removing the housing nut or injury to personnel may
Remove housing nut (6), preformed packing (7), spring (8), and washer (9) from air filter housing (11). Discard
Pull air filter element (10) out of air filter housing (11). Discard air filter element.