12-27. AIR RESERVOIR NO. 1 REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Remove fitting (9), check valve (31),
reducer (32) and elbow (33) from air
Remove fitting (11) and reducer (34) from
air reservoir (5).
Remove drain valve (35) and reducer (36)
from air reservoir (5).
Perform Step (17) if drain valve
cable is damaged.
Cut and remove drain valve cable (21) from
drain valve (35). Discard drain valve cable.
Remove plug (37) from air reservoir (5).
Remove air reservoir (5) from vise.
Clean sealant from pipe threads.
Inspect drain cable for frayed or broken wires.
Inspect threads, fittings and tank for cracks, broken welds and stripped threads.
Replace all damaged parts.
Position air reservoir (5) in soft jawed vise.
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.
Install elbows, tees and fittings as noted prior to removal.
Coat threads of reducer (36) and drain valve (35) with sealing compound.
Perform Step (3) if drain valve cable was removed.
Cut new drain valve cable (21) to 24 in. (60.9 cm) and crimp on drain valve (35).