BRAKE DRUM REPLACEMENT - 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.
Parts of the brake assembly may be coated with asbestos dust. Breathing this dust may be hazardous to
your health. Use a filter mask approved for use against asbestos dust. Never use compressed air or dry
brush to clean these assemblies. Dust shall be removed using an industrial-type vacuum cleaner
equipped with a high-efficiency filter system. Clean dirt or mud from brake assemblies with water,
using a soft-bristle brush or cloth.
Clean metal parts of brake assembly with solvent cleaning compound. Do not use a metal brush on brake assembly or to
apply the solvent cleaning compound.
Dry brake assembly using clean rags. DO NOT use compressed air to dry brake assembly. Dispose of rags in the proper
manner for a hazardous waste.
Clean brake assembly again using soap and water. Apply with a soft-bristle brush or a cloth.
Clean all other parts.
Inspect all parts and replace as necessary.
Use caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and use assistance during procedure.
Ensure that any lifting device used is in good condition and of suitable load capacity. Keep clear of heavy
parts supported only by lifting device. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury or death.
Brake drum weighs 120 lb (55kg).
Install guard (4).
Attach lifting device to brake drum (1).
Install brake drum (1).
Remove lifting device.
Install 27 washers (3) and nuts (2). Torque nuts (2) to 96 lb-ft (130 Nm).
Adjust brakes (WP 0149 00).
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