3-44. AIR COMPRESSOR ASSEMBLY
This task covers:
Tool kit SC 4940-97-CL-E12
Engine hood removed
Check that air has been completely drained from the compressor before removal. Residual air may
escape and cause injury to personnel.
Disconnect air line (1).
Remove air compressor governor line (2).
Drain air compressor oil.
Disconnect oil drain flange (3).
Use a punch and punch-mark flange coupling (7) to flexible coupling (8).
Remove eight bolts (4), lockwashers (5), and locknuts (6) and remove flange coupling (7) and flexible coupling (8).
Remove four base mounting bolts (9) and lockwashers (10).
Components of this locomotive are heavy and may be awkward to handle. Use correct lifting procedures,
indicated lifting devices, and/or assistance from other personnel to avoid injury.
Connect a suitable lifting device around air intake flange (low-pressure side) and around intercooler connection on