Hot parts can burn personnel. Let hot parts cool before starting work.
Inspect exhaust system for the defects listed below, using flashlight and mirror. It will be necessary to remove the belly
plates to gain access to the exhaust system. If vehicle has been operating in a muddy environment, it may also be
necessary to clean the underside.
Missing or loose mounts and fittings
Installation of muffler is a reversal of removal procedure with attention given to the following points:
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing compounds 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
well-ventilated area. If adhesive, solvent, or sealing compound gets on skin or clothing, wash
immediately with soap and water. Failure to comply may result in injury or death to personnel.
Use metal sealant on joints.
Ensure clamp is tightened.
d. Follow-On Maintenance.
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