M978 Tanker Maintenance Procedures Instructions (Cent)
] 22-17. V1 O BOTTOM LOAD VALVE REPAIR (CONT). I
Matchmark position of lever before
Remove screw (33) and nut (34)
from lever (12).
Remove lever (12) from
Remove spring pin (36) and
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing
compounds can burn easily, can give off
harmful vapors, and are harmful to skin
and clothing. lb avoid i~ury 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.
Remove gland (38), preformed
packing (39), and seal (40).
Note position and remove shaft (35) and
Remove plug (42) from elbow (14).
Clean all metal parts with dry cleaning solvent.
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes will not exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). Use
only with effective chip guarding and personal protective equipment, goggles,
shield, and gloves.
Dry metal parts with compressed air.
Inspect all metal parts for bends, breaks, cracks, and sharp edges.
Inspect springs for cracks and distortion.
Replace damaged parts.