Table 2-2. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (Continued)
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
EQUIPMENT IS NOT
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Air Compressor Assembly. Clean the complete air
compressor (external) with a solution of mild soap
and water. Rinse thoroughly and allow to dry.
Air Tank Relief Valve, Pull the ring on the pressure
relief valve with the compressor running. The valve
allow air to escape.
should allow air to escape.
OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE
a. This compressor comes fully assembled and is ready for use after draining preservation oil in the engine,
oil in the compressor, and filling the fuel tank. Refill engine crankcase and add to compressor crankcase
b. Instructions for use are for information and guidance of personnel responsible for operation of the com-
The operator must know how to perform every operation of which the compressor assembly is capable.
The following paragraphs contain instructions on starting and stopping the compressor assembly, on operation
of the compressor assembly, and on coordinating the basic motions to perform the specific tasks for which the
equipment is designed.
Inspect compressor assembly and engine for loose or missing hardware, corrosion, or obvious damage. Report
any problems to your supervisor.
a. Selection and Preparation of Compressor Site.
(1) Locate the compressor on a level surface as close to the tires to be inflated as possible.