Cleaning (A1l Types).
Dry cleaning solvent is flammable. Do not use near an
open flame. Keep a fire extinguisher nearby when sol-
vent is used. Use only in well-ventilated places. Fail-
ure to do this may result in injury to personnel and
damage to equipment.
(1) Using cleaning solvent, clean dirt and grit from all parts.
to make sure lubrication and relief opening are clear.
(2) If necessary, soak parts in solvent and use stiff brush to clean
off caked grease.
Inspection and Repair (All Types).
Check yokes (1) for cracks, wear or bent condition. Take off slight nicks
or burrs using fine stone.
Check journal bearing surfaces (2) for nicks, burrs, and scratches. Use fine
stone to take off light marks. Get a new spider (3) if marks cannot be
If new spider (3) must be used, get four new bearings (4).
Check bearings (4) and bearing caps (5) for wear. If needles drop out of
bearings, get new bearings. If journal bearing surfaces (2) show marks of
needles, get new spider (3) and bearings.
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