16-12.3. OUTER BOOM - REPLACE/REPAIR (Contd)
Wipe the area clean around all hydraulic connections to be
opened during removal and disassembly. Cap oil lines and
plug holes after removing lines. Contamination of the
hydraulic system could result in premature failure.
If more than one hydraulic line is to be removed, identify
lines to assure proper installation. Use container to catch
any hydraulic oil that may drain from system.
Weight of outer boom is approximately 1600 lbs.
Before performing step la, make sure lines and extend
cylinder hoses under boom are closed securely using metal
plugs. Hydraulic oil under pressure can spray from hoses
and lines causing bodily injury if lines and hoses are not
1. DISCONECT HOSES (1 and 2) FROM UNDERSIDE OF
OUTER BOOM (3).