4-43. AIR RESERVOIR REPLACEMENT.
THIS TASK COVERS
Air lines disconnected
quick release valve.
4-42 Air lines disconnected from ratio relay
valve, if removing front air reservoir.
General Safety instructions:
Tool kit, general mechanic's
Ensure that air lines do not rub against
each other or any other surface when in-
l TM 9-2320-273-10 or
l TM 9-2320-283-10
Tag all fittings as they are removed to ensure proper installation.
if removing rear air reservoir (3), disconnect EMERGENCY air line (14) from elbow (2) on
Remove draincock (10) from air reservoir (3 or 13). DO NOT cut draincock cable (9).
Remove four locknuts (6) and screws (1). Lift up on air reservoir (3 or 13) and remove from
brackets (5). Remove four shock washers (4). Discard locknuts.
Remove relay quick release valve (8) and ratio relay valve (12), if present, from air reservoir
(3 or 13).
From rear air reservoir (3), remove elbow (2), two plugs (11), and nipple (7).
From front air reservoir (13), remove two plugs (11) and two nipples (7).
Inspect elbow (2), plugs (11), and nipples (7) for cracks or damaged threads. if damaged,