RIDE CONTROL VALVE MAINTENANCE - CONTINUED
C AU T I O N
Wipe area clean around all connections to be opened during removal. Cap lines and hoses and plug
openings after removing hydraulic lines. Contamination of hydraulic system could result in
N OT E
· Tag hydraulic hoses to ensure correct installation.
· Use a container to catch any fluid that may drain from hoses or system. Dispose of fluid IAW local policy
and ordinances. Ensure all spills are cleaned up.
Disconnect five hose assemblies (1), hose assembly (2), and remove six O-rings (3) from ride control valve (4). Discard
Disconnect wiring harness (5).
Remove two bolts (6), washers (7), and ride control valve (4) from machine.
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
WARN I N G
· 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. Failure to do so may result in injury or
death to personnel.
· Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous. DO NOT exceed 15 psi (103 kPa) nozzle pressure when dry-
ing parts with compressed air. DO NOT direct compressed air against human skin. Make sure air stream is
directed away from user and other personnel in the area. To prevent injury, user must wear protective goggles
or face shield. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury to personnel.
Clean all parts and mating surfaces with solvent cleaning compound.
Dry parts with compressed air.
Inspect all parts for wear, pitting, cracks, or corrosion and replace if necessary.
Inspect oil passages to ensure they are clean and unobstructed.