4-49. AIR HOSE ASSEMBLIES AND GLADHAND COUPLERS - REPLACE/REPAIR.
This Task Covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's' Automotive (Appendix B, Section II, Item 1)
Teflon Tape (Appendix E, Section II, Item 7)
Unit shut down and cool
a. Removal. (Refer to Figure 4-49).
Unscrew service brake (2) and emergency brake (1) hose assemblies from fittings (3) on trailer frame (4)
Unscrew gladhands (5) from service brake (2) and emergency brake (1) hose assemblies
Inspect hose assemblies for damage or leakage. Repair if faulty.
Inspect gladhands for damage or defective components. Replace as necessary.
Before installation, wrap threads on hose assemblies with Teflon Tape.
Install gladhand (5) onto service brake (1) and emergency brake (2) hose assemblies.
Install service brake (1) and emergency brake (2) hose assemblies into fittings (3) on trailer frame (4)
Figure 4-49. Air Hose Assemblies and Gladhand Couplers