4-54. AIR TANK ASSEMBLY - REPLACE.
This Task Covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive (Appendix B, Section III, Item 1).
Teflon Tape (Appendix E, Section II, Item 7).
Unit shut down and cool.
Emerg. Relay Valve Removed (para. 4-51).
Chock wheels when unit is not on a level surface. Unit could roll and cause
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
a. Removal. (Refer to Figure 4-54).
Remove four bolts (1) from air tank bracket (2) and four locknuts (3) from tank support brackets (4).
Remove air tank (5).
Prior to installation check tank for cracked welds or other defects. Replace
tank if cracked or defective.
Before installation wrap threads on hex nipple with Teflon Tape.
Position air tank brackets (2) to align with holes in tank support brackets (4).
Install four bolts (1) through air tank brackets (2) and locknuts (3) from back side of tank support brackets (4).