STRAINER AND CHECK VALVE
This task covers:
Tool kit SC 4940-97-CL-E12
Whenever the strainer and check valve is removed and installed for any reason, a stationary
vehicle airbrake test (para 2-9) must be performed to check that the strainer and check valve
functions properly in the brake equipment arrangement. Failure to perform test may result in
injury to personnel.
Make sure air is drained before removal of the strainer and check valve. Residual air may escape
and cause injury to personnel.
When removing or repairing brake valves or components, check air lines and pipes for corrosion,
breaks, splits, or loose connections. Repair of air lines and piping consists of replacing defective
pipes, lines, and connections. Refer to TM 55-2210-223-24P for identification of piping.
Strainer and check valve must be repaired at intermediate general support level maintenance
Disconnect air fitting (1).
Remove strainer and check valve (3) from air fitting (2).
Install strainer and check valve (3) in air fitting (2) and connect
air fitting (1).
Refer to paragraph 2-9 and perform a stationary vehicle