3-34. HOSE AND INFLATOR GAGE - Continued.
(1) Loosen swivel nut (2) and disconnect hose (3) from nipple (5) and remove hose from tank (1).
(2) Remove hose (3) from inflator gage (4).
(1) Remove all build up of dirt and ail from hose and inflator gage.
DO NOT breathe cleaning solvent vapors for long periods of time or use solvent
near open flames. To avoid illness, explosion, or fire, only use solvent in well
ventilated areas away from open flames.
(2) Clean all metal parts with a clean, soft cloth (item 3, Appendix E) or medium bristle brush (item 4, Appendix
(3) Allow all parts to dry.
(1) Inspect hose for cuts or cracks. If hose is cut or cracked, replace hose.
(2) Check inflator gage for dents, cracks, missing inflator feet, or damaged inflator feet. Examine gage glass for
cracks or breaks. Replace inflator gage if damaged in any way.
Apply anti-seize compound (item 7, Appendix E) to all pipe threads before
(1) Install inflator gage (4) onto hose (3).
(2) Install hose (3) to nipple (5) by turning swivel nut (2).