This task covers:
c. Inspection and Replacement
d. Packing Ring Installation
Parked on level ground and brakes engaged.
General Safety Instructions:
Dry cleaning solvent is toxic and
Tool kit, mechanics general,
Avoid prolonged breathing of vapors,
avoid skin contact and keep away from
Disconnect air line coupling from rear of gladhand coupling.
Open kingpin stowage box lid and secure in open position
Secure kingpin stowage box lid prior to removing gladhands. Failure to do so
may result in serious injury
Remove three bolts (1), washers (2), and nuts (3) from gladhand (4) and gooseneck.
Remove gladhand (4) from gooseneck.
Clean mud and dirt from all exposed surfaces with water and a brush.
Solvents can burn easily, can give off harmful vapors, and are harmful to skin and
clothing. To avoid injury or death, keep away from open fire and use in a well-
ventilated area. If solvent gets on skin or clothing, wash immeditaly with soap and
Remove grease with cleaning compound and a clean rag.