4-34. AIR PUMP - SERVICE/REPLACE.
This Task Covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive (Appendix B, Section III, Item 1).
Drain Pan (Appendix B, Item 2)
Teflon Tape (Appendix E, Section II, Item 7)
Unit shut down and cool.
Enclosure Removed (para. 4-13).
Compressor Belts Removed (para. 4-31)
Compressed air can be dangerous if not used properly. DO NOT disconnect air
lines or components before first relieving the air-receiver tank of all pressure.
Use caution when removing the air compressor. It is bulky and heavy.
a. Servicing. (Refer to Figure 4-25).
Remove dipstick (1) from side of air compressor (2).
Drain air compressor oil by opening drain valve (3), and drain it into a suitable container.
Close drain valve (3).
Refill oil reservoir on air compressor (2) to proper level (Refer to LO 5-4930-244-12)