W A R N I N G
Steam cleaning creates hazardous noise levels and severe burn potential.
Eye, skin, and ear protection are required.
Exterior Parts. Steam clean all exterior parts thoroughly before removing. This will make
inspection and disassembly easier.
W A R N I NG
Drycleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic and flammable, Wear protective goggles
and gloves and use only in a well-ventilated area, Avoid contact with skin,
eyes, and clothes and do not breathe vapors. Do not use near open flame or
excessive heat, The flash point is 100o-138°F (38o-50oC). If you become
dizzy while using cleaning solvent, get fresh air immediately and get medical
aid. If contact with eyes is made, wash your eyes with water and get medical
Engine, Cab, and Body. Use a spray gun and solvent mixture for cleaning exterior of engine,
cab, and body. Allow mixture to remain on item surface for about 10 minutes before rinsing.
Rinse with hot water under 80-120 pounds of pressure, if available. An ordinary garden hose
with nozzle may be used if other equipment is not available. Rinse thoroughly.
Decreasing Machine. A decreasing machine may be used to remove heavy grease and oil
accumulations from metal parts.
Passages. After removing parts from decreasing machine, and before coating with rust
preventive, check all oil passages and cavities for dirt or blockage. A thin, flexible wire should
be run through oil passages to make certain they are not clogged. Individual passages that
are dirty may be cleared using a pressure spray gun and drycleaning solvent.
C A U T I ON
To prevent corrosion, parts should be dipped in rust preventive compound
within 2 hours after decreasing.
Electrical Parts. Electrical parts, such as coils, junction blocks, switches, and igniters, which
use insulating materials, should not be soaked or sprayed with cleaning solutions. Clean
these parts with a
Oil and Fuel Tank.
vehicles fuel tank.
clean, lint-free cloth moistened with drycleaning solvent.
Clean electrical ground contacts with crocus cloth.
Pay special attention to all warnings and cautions when working on
Oil tanks and fuel tanks should be flushed, using a spray gun and
Battery. Exterior surfaces of the electrical system and battery should be cleaned with a weak
solution of baking soda and water. Apply solution with a bristle brush to remove any