4-3. EXHAUST SYSTEM MUFFLER AND PIPE MAINTENANCE (CONT)
Replace all parts determined to be defective in following steps.
a. Inspect exhaust pipe (5), muffler (10), and adapter (13) for cracks, breaks,
excessive rust, weak areas due to rust, or other damage.
b. Check bracket (17) for cracks, breaks, or dented or twisted condition.
c. Check remaining parts for cracks, breaks,
threads. Check for excessive rust.
distortion, or damaged or stripped
a. Position new gasket (14) on exhaust manifold outlet then position adapter (13)
on gasket. Secure using four lock washers (12) and capscrews (11).
b. Connect inlet of muffler (10) to adapter (13). Position clamp (9) and U-bolt
(8) on muffler (10) inlet and secure using two lock washers (7) and nuts (6).
c. Position bracket (17) on engine and secure using two lock washers (16) and
d. Connect exhaust pipe (5) to muffler (10) outlet. Support exhaust pipe (5) and
position two clamps (4) and U-bolts (3); secure using four lock washers (2)
a n d n u t s ( l ).
e. Reinstall engine right side panels (page 9-17) and engine top hood (page
9 - 1 3 ) .