STRAINER AND CHECK VALVE
This task covers:
Tool kit SC4940-97-CL-E12
· Whenever the strainer and check valve is removed and installed for any reason, a stationary locomotive
airbrake test must be performed to check that the strainer and check 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 strainer and check 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 eight screws (1), cover (2), and gasket (3).
Disconnect air line fittings (4) and (5).
Remove strainer and check valve (6) from control panel (7).
Strainer and check valve must be repaired at intermediate general level maintenance facility.