4-15. SMOKESTACK AND GUARD ASSEMBLY (M-80)/EXHAUST DUCT (M-85)
This task covers:
Tool set, General (Appendix B, Item 1)
Rags, Wiping (Item 15, Appendix F)
Washer, Lock MS35338-44
Water heater shut off, cooled down and electrical power
Inspect Smokestack and Guard Assembly for physical damage, corrosion, and rust. Check flue support
bracket and elbow for security.
Inspect exhaust duct for rips and tears.
Prior to starting any work on the Smokestack or Exhaust Duct, allow the water
heater to cool. Failure to do so may result in serious injury.
Grasp guard assembly (1) and lift upward to clear smokestack (2).
Separate two sections of smokestack (2).