6-NFR DISTRIBUTING VALVE
This task covers:
Tool kit SC4940-97-CL-E12
· Whenever the 6-NFR distributing valve is removed and installed for any reason,
a stationary locomotive airbrake test (para 2-9) must be performed to check that
the 6-NFR distributing 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 9 6-NFR distributing 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 55-2210-224-24P for identification of piping.
Remove four bolts (1) and lockwashers (2). Disconnect two air line fittings (3) and remove O-rings (4).
Remove four nuts (5).
Remove 6-NFR distributing valve (6).
Remove rubber gasket (7) from reservoir tank (8).