Air Compressor Carbon Buildup
Initial Check (012-003-001)
Compressed air can drive debris into eyes
and ears. Keep head well away and wear
protective eye wear.
The illustrations shown will be of the SS
Differences in procedures for SS, QE and ST
Shut off the engine. Open the drain cock on the wet tank to
release compressed air from the system.
Remove the air inlet and outlet connections from the air
Measure the total carbon deposit thickness inside the air
discharge line as shown.
The carbon deposit thickness must not
exceed 1.6 mm [0.06 (1/16)-inch].