CUTOUT COCK AND STRAINER
This task covers:
Tool kit SC 4940-97-CL-E12
Whenever the cutout cock and strainer is removed and installed for any reason, a stationary
vehicle airbrake test (para 2-9) must be performed to check that the cutout cock and strainer
function properly in the brake equipment arrangement. Failure to perform test may result in injury
Make sure air is drained before removal of the cutout cock and strainer. 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.
Remove two bolts (1) and (2) and two nuts (3).