3-10. REBREATHER SYSTEM MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS . (CONT)
Remove center section cover (5) by sliding snap latches open and lifting the center section cover.
Remove absorbent canister from center section (5). Refer to paragraph 3-10. 2 to service the absorbent
Pour approximately one quart of warm water containing the service kit sanitizing agent through coolant canister
hose (11) and into the center section (5).
Gently shake the rebreather system several times to agitate the solution.
Pour the solution out of the center section (5) through coolant canister hose (11).
Rinse the inside of the center section (5) with fresh water.
Allow the rebreather to air dry.
Clean the webbing and exterior parts of the rebreather system with a mild soapy solution.
Wipe the rebreather system dry with a clean cloth.
Be careful not to crimp the hoses when connecting them.
When dry, carefully push exhalation hose (4) and inhalation hose (6) through housing (8) openings.
Slip hose clamp (3) over exhalation hose (4).
Attach exhalation hose (4) to center section (5).
Position and tighten hose clamp (3).
Place the "red" hose plugs in the open end of exhalation hose (4) and coolant canister hose (11) for storage.
Install fully serviced absorbent canister in center section (5).
Place cover on center section (5) and slide latches closed.
Perform steps b.(1) through b.(6), paragraph 3-10.3.1, to install the oxygen bottle (2).
Install top cover (1).