4-11. REPAIR WATER HOSES. This task covers:
Tools, see Appx B, Sec Ill, Ref Code (No.):
Tool Kit, General Mechanics (1)
Gaskets (TM 10-4610-232-24P)
a. Refer to Figure 4-13 and inspect and isolate water leak. Replace any hose (5) that leaks at any point other than a
joint with gasket.
b. Inspect hard suction style hose for collapsed inner liner by holding hose up to light and visually observing the
inside of the hose. Replace any hose that shows a collapsed inner liner, This can often happen when hoses are run over
by a vehicle.
c. Inspect hose for missing dust caps (2), dust plugs (1), or missing canvas straps (7). Repair by replacing missing
caps, plugs or straps.
d. Inspect hose (5) for missing or damaged gaskets (8). Replace missing or damaged gaskets. Clean dirty gaskets.
e. Inspect hose for damaged end connectors. Item (9) is a male end connector; item (10) is a female end connector.
Replace any hose with damaged end connectors.
f. Inspect hose for damaged dust caps (2) or dust plugs(1). Repair by replacing dust cap or dust plug.
a. Refer to Figure 4-13 and remove damaged dust plugs (1) and caps (2) by using a wire cutter to cut the attaching
wire (3) at wire clamps (4).
b. Install a new piece of wire (3) around hose (5) and secure with a new clamp(4). Squeeze clamp tight with a pliers or
use a punch and hammer to compress the clamp.
c. Thread the wire (3) through the grommet (6) on the strap (7) and then through the eyelet on the cap or plug. Secure
the end of the wire with another clamp (4). Secure the clamp with pliers or punch and hammer.
Figure 4-13. Water Hoses