4-44. TRAINLINE AIR HOSES AND FITTINGS
This task covers:
Tool kit SC4940-97-CL-E16
Gasket (3) in trainline air hoses (1) can
be replaced without removing the air
hoses from the locomotive. To
remove and replace the gasket, do
step 2 only.
Remove air hose (1) from angle cock (2).
Repair consists of replacing gasket in glad hand
Insert screwdriver between gasket (3) and
glad hand (4) and pry gasket from groove.
Start gasket (3) into groove of glad hand
(4) and continue to work the gasket into
place by hand, forcing the outside edge of
gasket away from the coupling body so
that it can be pressed or allowed to snap
completely into the groove.
Install air hose (1) on angle cock (2).
4. Connect glad hand (4) to another glad hand. Open angle cock (2) and check for air leaks.