Table 9-3. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Electrical Power Systems(Continued)
B - Before
D - During
A - After
H - Hourly Interval
CHECK FOR AND HAVE
IS NOT READY/
REPAIRED OR ADJUSTED
B D A
When using compressed air for cleaning
filter elements, wear face shield and
clothing that completely covers the
body and limbs. Shirtsleeves must be
rolled down and buttoned and collar
Do not clean element by bumping or
tapping them on hard objects.
4) Clean filter element with compressed
air directed first inside along the
length of pleats in the element and
then outside along the length of pleats
and again on the inside. Filter ele-
ments may also be cleaned with a
vacuum cleaner if element is not too
If compressed air does not clean
elements, wash in a warm soapy water
solution. Rinse and blow dry.
5) Inspect filter element by placing a light
inside a clean, dry element. Check for
rips, tears, or holes in element mate-
rial. If damaged, discard and obtain
If excessive exhaust smoke and/or or
loss of power continue after servicing air
cleaner, discard that element and install
a new one.
6) Remove covering from turbocharger
inlet inside air cleaner body.
7) Install cleaned or new element. Place
cover on body and lock in place with
two rackover latches.