SPRING BRAKE CAGING PROCEDURES
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS:
Caging Spring Brakes, Uncaging Spring Brakes
Tools and Special Tools (Continued)
Wrench Set, Socket (Item 46,
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, Genl Mech (Item 37, WP 0178 00)
Goggles, Industrial (Item 8, WP 0178 00)
Wrench, Torque, 0-175 lb-ft (Item 49,
Socket, Socket Wrench (Item 34,
Wheels chocked (WP 0011 00).
Air tank drained (WP 0011 00).
CAGING SPRING BRAKES
Wear appropriate eye protection when working under trailer due to the
possibility of falling debris. Failure to comply may result in injury to
Trailer wheels must be chocked before caging parking/emergency spring
brakes. Failure to comply may result in injury to personnel.
Do not attempt to tow the trailer with spring brakes caged except to move the trailer out
of the traveled portion of the highway. Failure to comply may result in damage to
To cage spring brakes, caging procedures apply to both front and rear brake air
All spring brakes are caged the same way. Left side of LMTVT shown.