4-67. FLATRACK AIR CHAMBER REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
c. Follow-On Maintenance
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Wheels chocked, (Para 2-20)
(Item 50, Appendix J)
Air system drained, (Para 2-21)
Rod, Unlocking (Item 8, Appendix C)
Flatrack air chamber caged, (Para 4-65)
Cap and Plug Set (Item 2, Appendix J)
Sealing Compound (Item 17, Appendix E)
Tags, Identification (Item 23, Appendix E)
Locknut (2) (Item 43, Appendix I)
Pin, Cotter (2) (Item 66, Appendix I)
Brake chamber contains a spring that is under great pressure. Never work directly behind
brake chamber or attempt to disassemble brake chamber. Serious injury or death could
result to personnel.
Both flatrack air chambers are removed the same way. Right side shown.
Remove cap (1) on cable (2) from threaded frame hole (3).
Install unlocking rod into opposite threaded frame hole (3) of flatrack air chamber (4) being replaced.
Turn unlocking rod clockwise until flatrack lock (5) is retracted.