3-61. TRUCK ASSEMBLY
This task covers:
Tool kit SC 4940-97-CL-E12
Drycleaning solvent (Item 30, Appendix B)
Grease GAA (Item 11, Appendix B)
Electrical tape (Item 32, Appendix B)
Graphite/lubricant (Item 18, Appendix B)
Tag and disconnect eight traction motor electrical leads (1).
Remove cotter pin (2) and pin (3) and disconnect handbrake connecting chain (4).
Remove 16 nuts (5) and 8 U-bolts (6) and move 4 sander hoses (7) out of the way.
Remove bolt (8), lockwasher (9), and clamp (10) and disconnect air hose from brake cylinder line connection (11).
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.
To remove swing bracket pins, locomotive must be raised slowly with a suitable lifting device so that pins may be
worked out of the swing brackets.
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 four cotter pins (12) and two swing bracket pins (13).
Check to see that steps 1 thru 5 above have been completed.