3-7. ENGINE HOOD ASSEMBLY (cont)
REMOVAL AND DISASSEMBLY (cont)
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.
Care should be taken when lifting engine hood assembly to prevent binding, uneven balance, or
damage to engine components.
Use a suitable lifting device and lift engine hood assembly from locomotive.
Lower engine hood assembly and place on wooden blocks.
Refer to TM 55-2210-224-12 for removal and repair of engine hood door assemblies.
CLEANING, INSPECTION, AND REPAIR
· Drycleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic and flammable. Wear protective goggles and gloves and use
only in a well-ventilated area. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothes and don't breathe vapors.
Do not use near open flame or excessive heat. The flash point is 100 - 138°F (38 - 59°C). If you
become dizzy, get fresh air and get medical aid immediately. If contact with eyes is made, wash
your eyes and get medical aid immediately.
· Compressed air used for cleaning purposes will not exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). Do not direct
compressed air against skin. Use goggles or full face shield.
Use drycleaning solvent and clean metal parts
. Dry with compressed air.
Inspect engine hood assembly and structural parts for cracks, breaks, and damage.
Repair engine hood assembly by straightening dents, welding cracks, sanding and painting as required.
Refer to TM 55-2210-224-12 for cleaning, inspection, and repair of engine hood door assemblies.