For a metal tube to hose installation, install the tube and tighten all bolts finger tight at rigid end.
Install hose and tighten all bolts finger tight.
Put hose in a position where hose does not make contact with machine or other hoses.
Tighten bolts on both connections to proper torque. Follow the prescribed torque sequence for split-flange connections.
Add measurement of gap (A) to measurement of gap (B). Total must not exceed 0.16 in. (4.0 mm).
Start engine (TM 5-3805-290-10).
Move implement control levers to all positions.
Look at hose during movement of implement. Ensure hose is not making contact with machine or other hoses.
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For hoses that cross an articulation hitch, check for contact during articulation. For hoses that con-
nect to the steering system, check for contact during steering.
Shut off engine (TM 5-3805-290-10).
If hose contacts other hoses or machine during test, loosen bolts, and reposition hose. Repeat steps 3 thru 8 until there is