Section VII. GENERAL REPAIR PROCEDURES
(4) Replace damaged wiring and connectors. Correct
faulty soldered connections.
This section provides
general instructions for repair that
is authorized at direct
and general support levels. No
are required. After maintenance
and repair, perform final
inspection as instructed in Chapter
a. Cleaning Mechanical Components. W i p e m e t a l
components with a cloth moistened with solvent
conforming to MIL-A-6091; then dry with a clean, dry
4-27. General Repair and Replacement Instructions.
TM 9-254 presents general maintenance procedures that
are often encountered in preparing fire control material.
b. Cleaning Electrical Components. Clean all electrical
parts in accordance with TM 9-254.
a. Use of Tools.
4-29. In-Process Inspections.
(1) Care must be exercised to use tools that are
suitable for the task to avoid mutilation of parts and/or
damage to tools.
a. Inspect all metal components for dirt, grease, or oil,
metal filings, solder waste, or other foreign matter. Check
(2) Keep tools clean and work with clean parts. The
all mating parts for fit and/or damage which would cause
rules of good housekeeping must be observed.
b. Replacement of Parts.
b. Inspect wiring for fraying, cracked insulation, and
signs of hot spots. Examine connectors for loose, missing,
(1) During assembly of components, replace all small
or bent pins. Check soldered connections.
parts, such as springs, pins, screws, bolts, and nuts, that
show signs of wear or damage and which might fail before
the next scheduled maintenance.
The container is the only component of the test set
(2) If a required new part is not available,
which is painted. The paint finish can be touched up and/or
reconditioning of the old part is necessary. Such parts
repainted when frequent handling and exposure to the
s h o u l d be examined carefully after reconditioning to
elements have caused deterioration. Apply paint only as
determine that they will function properly.
required. Use wash primer per MIL-P-15328, zinc chromate
prime per MIL-P-8585. Final finish is light-gray semi-gloss
(3) Replace metal components that cannot be made
enamel, type III, class 2, per MIL-E-15090.
serviceable by cleaning, fitting, or refinishing.