GENERAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS--Continued
TAGGING HOSES AND TUBES
As soon as the first hose or tube is disconnected, write number "1" on two tags. Secure one tag to the
hose or tube and the other tag to the nipple or fitting. After disconnecting the second hose or tube, write
number "2" on two tags. Secure one tag to the hose or tube and the other tag to the nipple or fitting. Do
the same for all hoses and tubes. Note which numbers you used in pencil on the art in this manual. This
will help you retag properly when you remove tags from some parts to perform cleaning and maintenance
Remove all tags when finished.
PAINTING AND STENCILING
General instructions for painting and stenciling are located in TB 43-0209 and TM 43-0139.
Spot painting and stenciling will be performed under the control of the Organizational maintenance
Painting of a complete semitrailer can be authorized and performed only by the direct support
maintenance personnel or higher support levels.
All piping not identified in specific WPs is replaced by removing split couplings at all ends, and U-bolts
and hangers where necessary. Replace all seals, lockwashers, and self-locking nuts. Install in reverse