CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS - CONTINUED
Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous. Do not exceed 30 psi (207 kPa) air
pressure. Make certain the air stream is directed away from user and other personnel
in the area. To prevent injury, user must wear safety goggles or face shield when using
Blow out all tapped (threaded) holes with compressed air to remove dirt and cleaning fluids.
Electrical Cables, Flexible Hose, and Oil Seals
Washing electrical cables and flexible hoses with drycleaning solvents or mineral spirits
will cause serious damage or destroy the cable/hose material.
Wash electrical cables and flexible hoses with water and a mild soap solution, and wipe dry. Oil
seals are generally damaged during removal, so cleaning will not be necessary since new seals will
be used in assembly.
Refer to TM 9-214 for instructions and procedures covering care and maintenance of bearings.
All components and parts must be carefully checked to determine:
If they are serviceable for reuse.
If they can be repaired.
If they must be scrapped.
Drilled and Tapped (Threaded) Holes
Inspect for wear, distortion, cracks, or any other damage in, or around holes.
Inspect threaded areas for wear, distortion (stretched), or evidence of cross-threading.
Mark all damaged areas for repair or replacement.