4-22. AIR SYSTEM - Continued
Pour the entire package of desiccant material into the shell, making sure none is lost. Handle carefully
so that the bolt does not fall out.
Level the desiccant material and install second perforated plate cloth side down. (Make sure the
shoulder of the bolt is centered, and extends slightly above the top of the perforated plate).
If the shoulder of the bolt does not extend above the perforated plate tap the side of the desiccant
Set the conical spring (10) on top of the perforated plate (large diameter down - small diameter up).
Place the spring retainer (9) on top of the spring.
Install the previously rebuilt desiccant plate (7) on the cartridge bolt so that the ball check retaining clip is
Using the locknut, (1) draw the assembly
together to approximately half of the
spring's free height. While slowly turning
the cartridge, tap the side of the shell with
a plastic mallet. This allows the desiccant
material to settle properly into place.
Continue to tighten the nut, making sure
all items are properly alined.
Install desiccant cartridge assembly in air
drier housing and turn bolt head until
Install end cover in drier as detailed in
End Cover Repair, steps 7 thru 10,
Install and test air drier as detailed in