5-5. CONTROL PANEL REPAIR. (Refer to Figure 5-4)
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Box,
Cover removed from Recovery / Recharger
Item 1, Section III, Appendix B.
Unit; paragraph 2-6.1
Control panel repair consists of gauge or valve replacement.
If your Recovery / Recharger Unit control panel has gauges secured with clips, continue. If your
Recovery / Recharger Unit has gauges that are held in place by screws, go to paragraph 5-5.5 for
5-5.1. Outlet or Inlet Pressure Gauge Replacement.
Remove two nuts (1), washers (2), screws (3), washers (4) and clips (5) holding inlet or outlet gauge (6) in place.
Reach behind control panel and tilt the hose connection assembly so that gauge (6) moves away from control
Hold the elbow (7) connection to the gauge securely and unscrew gauge (6) from elbow. Discard gauge.
Check replacement gauge visually for defects. Do not use if defective.
Position hose connection assembly as for removal and hold elbow (7) securely.
Wrap male threads with one layer of antiseize tape (item 3, Section II, Appendix F) and screw replacement gauge
(6) into elbow making certain gauge dial faces away from control panel when tight.
Position gauge assembly in control panel.
Install two clips (5), washers (4) screws (3), washers (2), and nuts (1) to secure gauge assembly.
Pressurize system and check for leaks using leak detector.