4-41. AIR CYLINDER REPAIR.
This Task Covers:
b. Cleaning and Inspection
l Air cylinder removed (para 4-39).
Detergent (Item 4, Appendix E)
Rags (Item 11, Appendix E)
Dry cleaning solvent (Item 14, Appendix E)
Marker tags (Item 16, Appendix E)
l General mechanics tool kit
Common no. 1 shop set
Head is under spring pressure. Apply pressure to head as bolts are removed to
prevent heed from flying outward and injuring personnel.
Remove eight bolts (8) and Iockwashers (9). Release pressure on head (7) gradually and remove head from
cylinder (1). Discard Iockwashers.
Remove head (7), spring (6), and rubber boot (5) from piston (4).
Remove retainer (3) and cup (2) from piston (4). Discard retainer and cup.