Body Accessory Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
18.9. LEFT AND RIGHT WINDSHIELD WIPER CONTROL REMOVAL/INSTALLATION
Remove screws (1) and
remove side panel (2).
Loosen screw (3) and remove
Remove nut (5), wiper
valve (6) and lockwasher (7)
from side panel (2).
Tag and mark air lines before
Disconnect three air lines (8,
9, and 10).
Remove elbows (11, 12, and
13) from wiper valve (6).
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 kinds of washer
control valves. Model A pulls out to
start wipers. Model B turns
clockwise to start wipers. If a Model
A control valve must be replaced with a Model B control valve, the wiper motor for that valve and
some fittings must be replaced also. Refer to TM 9-2302-279-24P for proper identification of parts.
Coat threads of elbows (13, 12, and 11) with pipe thread sealing compound and install elbows in
wiper valve (6).
Connect air lines (10, 9, and 8).
Install wiper valve (6) and lockwasher (7) through side panel (2). Install and tighten nut (5).
Install knob (4) and tighten screw (3).
Position side panel (2) with all wires behind panel.
(6) Install screws (1).
Connect batteries (para 7-91).
Start engine and build up air pressure (TM 9-2320-279-10).
Check for leaks.
Check operation of wiper valve (TM 9-2320-279-10).
Shut off engine (TM 9-2320-279-10).
END OF TASK