HYDRAULIC RETARDER MAINTENANCE - CONTINUED
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
Solvent cleaning compound MIL-PRF-680 Type III is an environmentally compliant and low toxic
material. However, it may be irritating to the eyes and skin. Use protective gloves and goggles. Use in
well-ventilated areas. Keep away from open flames and other sources of ignition.
Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous. DO NOT exceed 15 psi (103 kPa) nozzle pressure
when drying parts with compressed air. Use a maximum of 30 psi (207 kPa) when cleaning compo-
nents. DO NOT direct compressed air against human skin. Failure to follow this warning may cause
injury or death. Make sure air stream is directed away from user and other personnel in the area. To pre-
vent injury, user must wear protective goggles or face shield.
Remove all gasket material from mounting surfaces.
Clean all parts with solvent cleaning compound.
Dry all parts with compressed air.
Inspect all parts for damage and replace as necessary.
Install three pins (16) in plate (17).
Use clean lubricating oil and soak new friction discs (19 and 21), if removed, for one hour prior to installation.
Friction discs, plate, spring and retainer must be held in place by hand while installing.