Use marker tags (item 13, Appendix E) to identify all electrical parts and hydraulic lines, and any other
parts that may be hard to identify or replace later. Fasten tags to parts during removal by wrapping
wire fasteners around or through parts and twisting ends together. Position tags to be out of the way
during cleaning, inspection, and repair. Mark tags with a pen, pencil, or marker
Whenever possible, identify electrical wires with number of terminal or wire to which it
connects. If no markings can be found, tag both wires or wire and terminal, and use same
identifying marks for both.
Identify and tag other parts as required by name and installed location.
Electrical Ground Points. Many electrical problems are the result of poor ground connections. You can ensure
that ground connections are good by performing the following steps:
Remove any rust at ground points with wire brush (item 3, Appendix E)
Check ground point mounting hardware for any loose or damaged parts and tighten or replace as
(3)Clean ground point mounting hardware with dry cleaning solvent (item 5, Appendix E).
m. Hydraulic Brake Lines and Ports. To keep dirt from contaminating the hydraulic brake system when removing and
installing brake lines, perform the following:
Clean fittings and surrounding areas before disconnecting lines.
Cover lines and ports after disconnecting lines. Use wooden plugs, clean rags (item 10, Appendix E),
duct tape, or other similar materials to prevent dirt from entering system.
Ensure that used and new parts are clean before connecting.
Wait to uncover lines and ports until Just before connecting lines.
Fluid Disposal. Dispose of contaminated drained fluids m accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures
(SOP) of your unit