Figure 5-2. Air Compressor Air Filter
Care should be taken when either cleaning
or assembling oil pan so that the seal is not harmed.
Clean mesh in filter using a hot water and
detergent solution per Federal Specification P-D-220.
Allow mesh to air dry.
Fill oil container to mark with clean engine
oil. Refer to LUBRICATION (Section V) and Table 5-3.
Install oil container on air filter housing.
Remove rain cap from air intake and clean
dirt from air intake tube. Replace rain cap.
Dehydrators and Air Purification Cylinders. (See
Figure 5-4 and Figure 8-2). The cartridges and filter
elements shall be changed in accordance with the
number of recorded operating hours. (See Table 5-2.)
To change the cartridges on cylinders, proceed as
Make certain that all air pressure has
been relieved from the compressor air
supply system by opening the SERVICE
Figure 5-3. Engine Air Filter
BLEED VALVE, DEHYDRATOR BLEED
Using a strap wrench, unscrew cylinder
thoroughly clean the inside of the cylinders with a lint free
cloth using hot water and detergent solution per Federal
Specification P-D-220. Allow cylinder to air dry.
Examine o-rings in the cylinder caps and
replace if damaged. Use AN6227B-35 or AN6227B-36
Place fresh type MA-2 cartridge in both
dehydrator cylinders (cylinders I and 2) (see Figure 5-4
and Figure 8-2).