b. Cleaning and Inspection.
Drycleaning solvent, P-D-680, used to clean parts is potentially dangerous
to personnel and property. Avoid repeated and prolonged skin contact. Do
not use near open flame or excessive heat. Flash point of solvent is 100°F
to 138°F (38°C to 59°C).
Clean parts with drycleaning solvent (Item 1, Appendix E) .
Dry all parts thoroughly.
Inspect spring housing for broken welds, dents, distortion, and other damage.
Inspect the reel for leakage, distortion, dents, defective ratchet, pawl assembly, and other
Replace a defective reel assembly.
Replace a defective hose reel spring housing or ratchet.
Install reel on inner A-frame bearing (figure 5-9).
Slide outer A-frame onto reel hub.
Install outer A-frame with hardware.
Attach tiedown link and retainer to outer A-frame.
Attach hose guide to A-frames.
Install spring housing on A-frames.
Install swivel pipe fitting and coupling half (figure 5-8).
Turn hose reel carefully, by hand, nine complete revolutions outward to applv recoil spring
tension. When hose reel is under recoil spring tension, be careful not to trip ratchet when connecting
hose as a sudden release of spring tension could cause serious injury.
(9) Attach dispensing hose to reel coupling and secure by pushing in on cam arms.
(10) Wire cam handles flat on hub coupling.
(11) Pull outward on hose and release reel to rewind hose.