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c. Follow-On Maintenance
Tools and Special Tools
TM or Para
Air system drained.
MOS 62B, Construction Equipment Repairer
Estimated Time to Complete
This procedure is for emergency towing of the vehicle only, and will manually release the vehicle's
brakes. Ensure that vehicle is secured by the towing vehicle or wheel chocks before attempting the
following procedure. Failure to comply may allow the vehicle to move, resulting in serious injury or
death to personnel and/or equipment damage.
Remove nut (1), washer (2), and release
bolt (3) from stowed position located on side
of brake chamber housing (4).
Remove plug and ensure bottom seat (5) is
clear of dirt and debris using a clean cloth.
It is very important that T-section of release
bolt fully engages in bottom seat. Failure to
comply may result in injury or death to
Insert release bolt (3) until it bottoms (will
no longer turn) in seat and rotate clockwise
until it fully locks.
Pull release bolt (3) several times by hand to ensure it is locked.
Fit washer (2) and nut (1) to release bolt and wind up nut by hand until it almost seats.