4- 48. Gladhand (Air Half -Coupling)
This task covers:
General mechanic's tool kit (item 01, Appendix B)
Brakes caged (para. 2-27)
Rag (item 14, Appendix E)
1. Unscrew air line nut (3).
2. Remove two screws (1) securing gladhand to body. Remove
1. Clean mud and dirt from all exposed surfaces with water and a brush (item 15, Appendix E).
Dry cleaning sosolvent (P-D-680) is toxic and flammable. Avoid prolonged breathing of vapors. Avoid
skin contact. Use only in a well-ventilated area. Keep away from open flame. Flash point of solvent
is 138o F (50o C).
2. Remove grease with dry cleaning solvent (item 3, Appendix E) and a clean rag (item 14, Appendix E).