4-12. HANDRAIL, UPRIGHT, CUTTER LEVEL, AND STEP
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 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.
Clean parts with drycleaning solvent and dry with compressed air.
Inspect parts for cracks, breaks, and damage.
Repair damaged parts by straightening or welding. Grind welds smooth. Paint repaired areas.
ASSEMBLY AND INSTALLATION
Nuts are secured after cutter lever installation by flattening bolt heads.
Place lockpin lifting bar (36) in position and install two retainers (35), bolts (34), lockwashers (33), and nuts (32).
Position clevis (31) on coupler lifter and install pin (30) and cotter pin (29).
Position left cutter lever assembly (28) and right cutter lever assembly (27) on locomotive and install 6 clamps
blocks (26), 12 lockwashers (25), and bolts (24).
Position handrail (23) on locomotive and install two bolts (22), lockwashers (21), and nuts (20).
Install nine lockwashers (19) and bolts (18).