This task covers:
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Engine turned off (TM 9-2320-279-10)
Wheels chocked (TM 9-2320-279-10)
Pan, Drain (MIL-P-45819)
Tag, Identification (as required) (Item 23, Appendix E)
Never disconnect any hydraulic hose or part while the engine is running. Allow
several minutes to elapse after shutting of engine, to allow pressure to relieve itself,
before attempting to remove hoses. Failure to comply may result in injury to
The hydraulic system can be contaminated with foreign matter anytime the hoses are
disconnected. Cap/plug all hoses and fittings to prevent contamination. Failure to
comply may result in damage to equipment.
Cut cable ties as required.
Remove clamps and support brackets as required.
Hoses should be tagged before removal.
Note hose routing before removal.
Hydraulic oil will leak from fittings when hoses are removed. Cap/plug all
hoses and fittings to prevent leakage.
All hoses are replaced the same way.