3-46. INDEPENDENT BRAKE VALVE
This task covers:
Tool kit SC4940-97-CL-E12
· Whenever the independent brake valve is
removed and installed for any reason, a
stationary locomotive airbrake test (para 2-9)
independent brake 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
independent brake 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 air lines and piping consists of replacing
defective pipes, lines, and connections. Refer to
TM 55-2210224-24P for identification of piping.
Remove three nuts (1).
Remove independent brake valve (2) and gasket (3)
from pipe bracket (4).