3-34. SOLENOID VALVES MAINTENANCE - Continued
(1) Inspect wires for burned. cracked, or deteriorated condition and exposed conductor.
(2) Inspect valves for stripped or damaged threads.
(3) Inspect valve bodies for cracks, holes, dents, or corrosion.
Cleaning solvent, Federal specification P-D-680, is toxic and flammable. Use only in a well-
ventilated area. Avoid prolonged breathing of fumes. Keep solvent away from flames. Do not
use in excessive amounts. Avoid skin contact.
(1) Clean valves with cleaning solvent (item 11, Appendix E).
(2) Allow to dry.
(1) Use the multimeter and measure for continuity across the leads.
(2) Use multimeter and measure from each lead to case. If continuity is indicated, valve is defective.
Do not apply locking compound to tube threads.
(1) Apply a thin coat of locking compound (item 6, Appendix E) to pipe threads before assembly.
(2) Install adapter (6) and nipple (4) into valve-Ll (5), then screw valve LI (5) to valve L2 (8).
(3) Install adapter (2) and connect tube assembly (3).
Army model H83 and Air force model H-82 have a flexible hose (3) and a different size adapter (2).
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