Figure 4-37. Slack adjusters and lines, removal and installation.
is charged with dry nitrogen at approximately 275
psi. For access to the accumulator cylinder, remove
a. General. The accumulator is provided to store
the forward panels under the rear fenders.
energy for a limited number of brake applications.
b. Inspection. Inspect the accumulator for loose
The accumulator system provides pressure for the
or corroded fittings or other damage.
brake system even when the engine is not operating.
The accumulator is provided with a free piston and