TAILGATE RELEASE AIR CYLINDER REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
b. Cleaning and Inspection
Tailgate release control valve lever in
Marker tags (Item 19, Appendix F)
UNLOCKED position (paragraph 2-1).
Two cotter pins
Dump body raised and supported on body props
Personnel Required: Two
General Safety Instructions:
Chassis air system drained (TM 9-2320-363-10).
l NEVER work under a raised dump body unless it
is secured in the raised position with body props
and dump body is EMPTY.
l DO NOT disconnect air lines while air system is
General mechanics tool kit (Item 8, Appendix I)
NEVER work under a raised dump body unless it is secured in the raised posi-
tion with body props and dump body is EMPTY. Failure to follow this warning
may result in death or injury to personnel.
DO NOT disconnect air lines while air system is pressurized. Air system pres-
sure must be released before air lines are disconnected. A line disconnected
under pressure may cause personnel injury.
Hoses should be tagged before removal (paragraph 4-17).
Disconnect two air lines (4) from two elbows (3) and remove elbows from air cylinder (5).
Note position of nut at air cylinder piston shaft clevis to ensure proper adjustment
of air cylinder on installation.
Remove cotter pin (8) and pin (6) to remove air cylinder (5) from tailgate release lever (7). Discard cotter
Remove cotter pin (9) and pin (2) to remove air cylinder (5) from dump body (1). Discard cotter pin.
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
Clean and inspect components in accordance with Chapter 4, Section III, General Maintenance Instruc-