Brake and Air System Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
FRONT BRAKE CHAMBER AND FRONT ARCTIC BRAKE CHAMBER
MODEL A BRAKE CHAMBER MOUNTING
Install clevis pin (11) through slack adjuster (10) and brake chamber yoke (4).
Install cotter pin (12).
Tighten jamnut (3) to lock brake chamber yoke (4).
Prevent air brake failure. Brake line failure can increase stopping distance or cause brakes
to lock and cause injury to personnel. Be sure to follow steps (9) and (10) when installing
elbow and air line.
Model B brake chamber mounting uses a straight fitting in place of the elbow.
Apply pipe thread sealing compound to threads of elbow (13) and install elbow in brake
chamber (2) with elbow parallel to frame.
Measure 20 inches (51 cm) of air line (14) from cushion clip (15). Connect air line to elbow (13).
There must be 1.50 inches (40 mm) clearance between tire and air line after installing.
Check clearance in full left and right steer positions.
Check air lines for leaks (TM 9-2320-279-10).
Adjust brakes (para 11-7).
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