HOSE BODY - Continued
Repair consists of component replacement.
Compartment Top Repair
To remove left hand compartment top from compartment assembly, remove all lockbolts.
To remove right hand compartment top from compartment assembly, remove all lockbolts.
Apply sealant (item 25, Appendix B) to all metal
mating surfaces prior to installation.
Install compartment top only after all panels have
been painted If compartment boxes are new, use
compartment top as a template to drill mounting
Secure left hand compartment top to
Secure right hand compartmert top to
Hose Bed Repair
Remove hose bed as a complete assembly. If other repairs are necessary, remove components as
Remove manhole fastener attaching left and right panels to the front panel assembly.
Remove lockbolts and collars (1) around the perimeter of the hose bed. The hose bed is attached
to front and rear panels, and the left and right compartment tops.
Serious injury could occur if heavy equipment is moved/lifted without sufficient personnel to do the job. Use
proper physical lifting procedures or use a suitable lifting device or dolly. Wear safety shoes, gloves and other
suitable protective clothing.
Attach a suitable sling to hose bed assembly and lift from compartment assembly.
To install hose bed, make sure fasteners securing hose bed halves are in position and tight.