Figure 3-4. Air Compressor, Crankshaft Components
Provide adequate ventilation when using cleaning solvent. Avoid prolonged breath-
ing of vapors and minimize skin contact. Solvent is highly flammable. Keep it away
from sources of heat and open flame.
a. Clean all parts in solvent and blow dry with low pressure compressed air (30 psi maximum).
b. Inspect crankshaft and connecting rods for wear and damage, particularly at bearing surfaces. Replace as
c. Replace damaged preformed packing (12) and always replace seals (15 and 16).