FREE SWING HYDRAULIC LINES
TOOLS: General mechanics tool kit: automotive (5180-00-177-7033)
Loctite 545 (Item 13, Appendix C)
Preformed packings as required
EQUIPMENT CONDITIONS: Disconnect ground cable at shunt. (Refer to page 8-109.)
Use the following procedure to replace
all hydraulic lines.
REMOVE HYDRAULIC LINE.
Tag and disconnect both ends of hydraulic line.
Remove line and preformed packing. Note
routing for ease in installation.
Remove fittings and preformed packings as
necessary. Discard preformed packings.
Inspect all parts for damage and replace as
INSTALL HYDRAULIC LINE.
Coat threads with Loctite 545 and preformed
packings with clean hydraulic fluid prior to
Install fittings and new preformed packings.
Route hydraulic line and connect both ends with
new preformed packing. Tighten securely.
CONNECT GROUND CABLE AT SHUNT. (REFER
TO PAGE 8-109.)
START ENGINE AND CHECK FREE SWING
FUNCTION. CHECK FOR LEAKS. (REFER TO
END OF TASK