Now read and comply with the following WARNING block before proceeding any
Install locking pin (Item 15, Figure 14) in
actuator guard of extinguisher cylinder bottle
and make sure locking pin is installed in
actuator guard of engine extinguisher cylinder
no. 1 before attempting to remove cylinder
You are now ready to begin the removal of the engine AFES cylinder bottles.
The item numbers used to identify the components referred to in the
following procedures are illustrated in Figure 14.
Begin the removal process by disconnecting the elbows (Items 10 and 12) and
the plug adapters (Items 3 and 11) from the discharge ports of the engine
compartment cylinder bottle assemblies (Items 1 and 2).
Now install the anti-recoil plugs (Item 9) into the discharge port of
cylinder bottle assemblies (Items 1 and 2). Installation of the anti-recoil
plugs will prevent accidental cylinder bottle discharge should the anti-
locking pin become dislodged.
Removal of the actuator cable is the next step to be taken. The hex nuts
which secure the cable housing to the actuator assembly housing must be
Look closely at Item 16 in Figure 15 and you will see the hex
nuts which require loosening.
Now remove the cotter pin (Item 7), the
connector pin (Item 4) and the washer (Item 6). Removal of these items will
enable you to remove the actuator cable (Item 8) from the manual valve
actuator of engine cylinder bottle assembly no. 2 (Item 2).
cotter pin (Item 7). You can now disconnect and remove the actuator cable
(Item 8) from the manual valve actuator guard (Item 5) of cylinder bottle
Loosening of the cylinder bottle retaining straps must now be accomplished
in order to remove the cylinder bottle from the bracket. To accomplish this
task, loosen the two hex nuts (Item 13) and release the retaining strap
(Item 14). Now carefully remove the cylinder bottles (Items 1 and 2) from
the bracket assemblies.