Cleaning Instructions (Continued.)
Castings, Forgings, and Machined Metal Parts.
Solvents 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 a well-ventilated area. If solvent gets on
skin or clothing, wash immediately with soap and water.
Clean inner and outer surfaces with cleaning solvent.
Remove grease and accumulated deposits with a stiff bristle brush.
Compressed air used for cleaning or drying purposes, or for
clearing restrictions, should never exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). Wear
protective clothing (goggles/ shield, gloves, etc.) and use caution to
avoid injury to personnel.
Clear all threaded holes with compressed air to remove dirt and cleaning fluids.
Oil Seals, Electrical Cables, and Flexible Hoses .
Do not wash oil seals, electrical harnesses, and flexible hoses with
dry-cleaning solvent or mineral spirits. Serious damage or
destruction of material would result.
Wash electrical cables and flexible hoses with a solution of soap and water and wipe dry.
Clean bearings in accordance with TM 9-214.
d. Inspection Instructions.
All damaged areas should be marked for repair or replacement.
All components and parts must be carefully checked to determine if they are serviceable for use, can be
repaired, or must be scrapped.
Inspect drilled and tapped (threaded) holes for the following:
Wear, distortion, cracks, and any other damage in or around holes for wear, distortion, cracks,
and any other damage.
Threaded areas for wear, distortion (stretching), and evidence of cross-threading.