SECTION III. DIRECT SUPPORT MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
5-5. GENERAL CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS.
Dry cleaning solvent, P-D-680 (Item 14, Appendix F) is potentially dangerous.
Avoid repeated and prolonged breathing of vapors and skin contact with liquid.
Do not use near open flame, arcing equipment, or other ignition sources. Use
in well-ventilated area.
Do not immerse oil soaked bearings or sealed bearings in cleaning solvent. Damage
may occur to bearings.
Exercise care when handling machined and polished surfaces to avoid nicks and
Do not immerse more than one metal machined part in solvent at a time, unless
parts are separated or protected from contacting each other.
Prior to removal or disassembly of components, remove oil or dirt with cleaning solvent (Item 14,
Appendix F), or steam clean.
Use cleaning solvent (Item 14, Appendix F) to clean parts such as housing and hand-packaged
Clean bearings with solvent moistened cloth.
Use brushes to clean irregularly shaped surfaces. Use wooden pegs to clean ports and orifices. Use
a lint free cloth (Item 15, Appendix F) to wipe parts clean.