AIR CLEANER ASSEMBLY (BRAKES) MAINTENANCE (MODEL WPES-1).
This task consists of:
General Mechanics Tool Kit (Appendix B, Section III, Item 4)
1-3/4 Inch Wrench (Appendix B, Section III, Item 3)
Tape, Anti-seize (Appendix C, Section II, Item 30)
Rag, Wiping (Appendix C, Section II, Item 23)
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Airbrake hoses disconnected from towing vehicle (TM 10-4610-240-10).
All four air chamber compression springs caged (TM 10-4610-240-10).
General Safety Instructions
Compressed air in airbrake system can be dangerous.
There are two brake line air filters, one on each side of the flatbed cargo trailer. Both are removed and
installed the same. One is shown.
Compressed air can blow dust into the eyes. Wear eye protection and open drain cock slowly to avoid a
sudden rush of air when releasing reservoir pressure.
Turn drain cock (2) slowly to release air pressure from reservoir (1).
Ensure that airflow from reservoir has stopped before closing drain cock (2).
Disconnect two tube assemblies (4 and 7) from air cleaner (3).
Support air cleaner (3) and remove two nuts (9) and one U-bolt clamp (8).
Remove air cleaner (3).
Remove two tube fittings (5 and 6) from air filter (3).