3-29. SUCTION STRAINER - Continued
Inspect suction strainer (1) under powerful light after draining reservoir tank (2). Dirt on it requires cleaning of the
Unscrew drain plug (3) at the bottom of reservoir tank (2) and drain it. Reservoir tank contains approximately 5
gallons of hydraulic fluid at REMOVE FLUID sight glass level.
Remove six screws (4) and lock washers (5) and lift off cover (6) from reservoir tank (2).
Unscrew suction strainer (1) from pipe nipple (7).
Use volatile solvents only in a well ventilated
area. Avoid prolonged contact with the skin.
Clean suction strainer (1) with cleaning solvent, P-D-680, Type II and clean cloth.
Dry it using low pressure compressed air.
Install suction strainer (1) on pipe nipple (7) in reservoir tank (2).
Install cover (6) on reservoir tank with screws (4) and lock washers (5).
Install drain plug (3) at the bottom of reservoir tank. Ensure it is tightened fully.
Fill reservoir tank to the center of the OPNL LEVEL sight glass (8) with MIL-H-5606 or MIL-H-83282 hydraulic fluid.
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