AIR CLEANER AND HOSES MAINTENANCE
REMOVAL, DISASSEMBLY, CLEANING AND INSPECTION, ASSEMBLY, INSTALLATION
Tools and Special Tools
TM 5-3805-292-23P, Figures 37 and 70
Cleaning Compound, Solvent, Type III (WP
Estimated Time to Complete
WARN I N G
If NBC exposure is suspected, personnel wearing protective equipment must handle all air
cleaner media. Contaminated filters must be handled using adequate precautions and
must be disposed of by trained personnel. Consult your NBC Officer or NBC NCO for
appropriate handling or disposal procedures. Failure to follow this warning may result in
injury or death to personnel.
N OT E
Air cleaner primary element may be cleaned several times, as long as it is not damaged.
However, it should be replaced at least once each year.
Air cleaner secondary element should never becleaned. It should be replaced after five
air cleaner services or at least after two years.