MAINTENANCE INTRODUCTION - Continued
GENERAL DISASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS
Cleanliness. Work area must be as clean as possible to prevent contamination to components.
Self-locking fasteners that are loosened must be replaced, not tightened.
Locking Parts. Replace all lockwashers, cotter pins and self-locking nuts at time of reassembly.
Expendable Parts. All gaskets, preformed packings, and seals removed during repair must be
discarded and replaced with new parts.
Removing Seals. Be sure all traces of oil, gaskets and sealants are removed from components.
When possible, use wood or plastic probes and scrapers to prevent damage to machined
Do not use tape to close off oil openings. Sticky surface of tape can mix with oil and
Parts Protection. To keep dust, dirt, moisture and other objects out of internal parts of
systems or components, cap or tape all open tubes, hoses, air lines, fittings and components
openings as soon as part is removed. Wrap all removed parts in clean paper or dip parts in
GENERAL CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS
Dry Cleaning Solvent (P-D-680) is TOXIC and flammable. Wear protective
goggles and gloves; use only in well-ventilated area; avoid contact with skin,
eyes, and clothes, and do not breath vapors. Keep away from heat or flame.
Never smoke when using Dry Cleaning Solvent; the flashpoint for Type I Dry
Cleaning Solvent is 100 F (38 C) and for Type II is 138 F (50 C). Failure to
comply may result in serious injury or death to personnel.
Never use fuel to clean parts. Fuel is highly flammable. Serious injury could
result if fuel ignites during cleaning.
Cleaning Solvents. Use only approved cleaning solvents to clean parts. Dry Cleaning Solvent
(Item 32, WP 0176 00) is commonly used. Always work in a well-ventilated area.