Brake and Air System Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing compounds can burn easily, can give off harmful vapors,
and are harmful to skin and clothing. To avoid injury or death, keep away from open fire
and use in well-ventilated area. If adhesive, solvent, or sealing compound gets on skin or
clothing, wash immediately with soap and water.
There are two types of non-arctic brake chambers, an old style and a new style.
Both are installed the same way, and are interchangeable. Refer to
TM 9-2320-279-24P for proper part identification.
All brake chambers are installed on either Model A or Model B brake chamber
brackets the same way.
Install plug (1) in side of brake
Install jamnut (3) and brake chamber
yoke (4) on push rod (5). Do not tighten
Place brake chamber (2) on mounting
bracket (6) and install with two
lockwashers (7) and nuts (8). Tighten
nuts to 75 to 100 lb-ft (102 to 136 Nm).
Thread brake chamber yoke (4) on push
rod (5) until bottom of brake chamber
yoke is flush with end of push rod.
Turn slack adjuster screw (9) until slack
adjuster (10) alines with brake chamber