4-25. REELS AND HOSES - REPLACE/REPAIR.
This Task Covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive (Appendix B, Section III, Item 1).
Rags, wiping (Appendix E, Section II, Item 1).
Teflon Tape (Appendix E, Section II, Item 7).
Lockwasher (Appendix H, Section II, Item 7).
Unit shut down and cool.
Gear Lube and Oil Dispenser Removal (para. 4-23).
Grease Control Valves Removal (para. 4-24).
Compressed air may cause severe injury or death, if not used properly. Do not
disconnect air lines or components before first relieving the air tank of
Removal. (Refer to Figure 4-14).
Unspool hose assembly (1) from reel assembly (2). This makes reel lighter.
Care is needed when removing male fittings from hose assemblies, because
grease will come out of male fittings and/or hose assemblies. A container and
wiping rags will be required.
Remove four bolts (3), four lockwashers (4), four flat washers (5) from reel cabinet assembly (6). Remove
reel assembly (2). Discard four lockwashers (4).
Remove hose assembly (1) from reel assembly (2) by loosening male fitting (7).
Remove male fitting (7) on both ends of hose.
Disassembly. (Refer to Figure 4-15.)
Remove capscrew (1), washer (2) and locking nut (3) to remove complete roller assembly. Disassemble
roller assembly by removing screw (4), locknut (5) and roller (6) from bracket (7).
Remove cotter pin (8) and washers (9) to separate the reel from bracket (16).
Remove locking nuts (10), capscrews (11) and spacers (12).
Remove swivel (13) and separate reel halves (14 and 15).