27-4. INTERMEDIATE STEERING GEAR REPAIR (CONT).
Drycleaning Solvent (P-D-680) is TOXIC and flammable. Wear protective goggles, face
shield, and gloves; use only in a well-ventilated area; avoid contact with skin, eyes, and
clothes, and do not breathe vapors. Keep away from heat or flame. Never smoke when
using solvent. The flashpoint for Type II Drycleaning Solvent is 140 degrees F (60 degrees
C) and Type III Drycleaning Solvent is 200 degrees F (93 degrees C). Failure to do so may
result in injury or death to personnel.
If personnel become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, immediately get fresh air and
medical help. If solvent contacts skin or clothes, flush with cold water. If solvent contacts
eyes, immediately flush eyes with water and get immediate medical attention.
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, gloves, etc). Failure
to comply may result in injury to personnel.
Clean all metal parts with drycleaning solvent.
Allow bearing to air dry, then coat with hydraulic oil.
Dry metal parts with compressed air.
Inspect metal parts for breaks, cracks and sharp edges.
Inspect bushing for cut or nicks.
Inspect bearings for loose rollers or cracked and broken races.
Inspect actuating shaft and bearing for nicks, burrs or scratches.
Replace all damaged parts.