Section IV. GENERAL CLEANING, INSPECTION, AND
Cleaning solvents may be toxic to skin, eyes, and respiratory tract. Skin and eye protection is required. Avoid repeated
or prolonged contact. Good general ventilation is normally adequate.
Death or serious injury could result by repeated and/or prolonged breathing and/or skin contact of drycleaning solvent P-
D-680. Use in a well-ventilated area. Do not use near open flame or in excessive heat. The flash point of this solvent is
Never use gasoline to clean parts. Gasoline is highly flammable. Serious personal injury could result if fuel ignites.
Petroleum solvents may damage parts that are in contact with hydraulic fluids.
Do not clean tires, lubricant seals, rubber hoses, or electrical components with solvent mixture.
Do not use scrapers, wire brushes, abrasive wheels, or compounds in cleaning parts, unless called for in detailed
instructions. These procedures may weaken a highly stressed part.
a. Cleaning Solvents. Use only approved cleaning solvents to clean parts. Drycleaning solvent P-D-680 (item
59, Appendix E) is commonly used. Always work in well-ventilated area.