3-36. OIL DIPSTICK
AND G A S K E T
T h i s task covers:
S o l v e n t , Dry Cleaning (Appendix E, item 2)
D i p s t i c k and Gasket
Ignition switch pushed in (Table 2-1, 8).
Dry Cleaning Solvent
C o m b u s t i b l e - do not use near open flames, near welding areas,
o r on hot surfaces.
P r o l o n g e d or repeated contact of skin with liquid can cause
d e r m a t i t i s . Repeated inhalation of vapor can irritate nose and
t h r o a t and can cause dizziness.
I f any liquid contacts skin or eyes, immediately flush affected
area thoroughly with water. Remove solvent-saturated
c l o t h i n g . If vapors cause dizziness, go to fresh air.
W h e n handling liquid or when applying it in an air-exhausted,
partially covered tank, wear approved gloves.
W h e n handling liquid or when applying it at an unexhausted,
uncovered tank or workbench, wear approved respirator,
g o g g l e s , and gloves.
U s e brush, rag, and solvent as necessary to clean dipstick area of engine.
R e m o v e defective dipstick and gasket. Discard.
O b t a i n replacement dipstick with gasket.
C o a t dipstick gasket with a small amount of engine oil.