HYDRAULIC CYLINDER REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
b. Cleaning and Inspection
Dump body raised and supported on body props
Cab shield removed (paragraph 4-62).
Hydraulic oil drained (Chapter 3, Section I).
General mechanics tool kit (Item 8, Appendix I)
Cap and plug set (Item 1, Appendix I)
Nylon sling (Item 6, Appendix I)
Suitable lifting device
Personnel Required: Three
General Safety Instructions:
NEVER work under a raised dump body unless it
is secured in the raised position with body props
and dump body is EMPTY.
DO NOT disconnect hydraulic lines while engine
Rags (Item 15, Appendix F)
Marker tags (Item 19, Appendix F)
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts.
Hydraulic cylinder sleeves may extend down-
ward as hydraulic cylinder is lifted.
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 hydraulic lines while engine is running. Engine must be
shut down and dump body fully lowered or supported on body props before
lines are disconnected. Escaping hydraulic fluid under pressure can penetrate
the skin, causing serious injury to personnel.
Hoses and ports in hydraulic components should be plugged to prevent contamina-
tion of hydraulic system (paragraph 4-21).
Hoses should be tagged before removal (paragraph 4-17).
A suitable container should be used to catch any draining hydraulic fluid.
Ensure that all spills are cleaned up.
At lower end of hydraulic cylinder (1), disconnect hose assemblies (6) from elbows (5). Remove elbows.