REMOVE CARTRIDGE (SQUIB), FIRE EXTINGUISHER (30402103)
There are two cartridges (squibs) on
each fire extinguisher (bottle). Both
are removed in same way.
Remove nut (1) and disconnect wire (2) from
electric terminal (3) of cartridge (4). Tag wire.
Remove nut (1) and disconnect wire (5) from
ground terminal (6) of cartridge (4). Tag wire.
Connect shunt wire (7) between electric terminal
(3) and ground terminal (6). Use lockwire (E231).
Remove lockwire from cartridge (4) and housing
Do not allow housing to turn. If
housing loosens, fire extinguisher can
discharge and can cause personal
Use wrench (9) on housing (8) to keep housing
Cartridge is an explosive device and is
dangerous to personnel. Be sure the
electrical terminal is shunted to the
ground terminal before the cartridge
is removed. Place the cartridge in a
Remove cartridge (4) and packing (10).
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