INSTALL CARTRIDGE (SQUIB), FIRE EXTINGUISHER (30402103)
Do not allow housing to turn. If
housing loosens, fire extinguisher can
discharge and cause personnel injury.
There are two cartridges (squibs) on
each fire extinguisher (bottle). Both
are installed in same way.
Install packing (1) on cartridge (2).
Apply grease (E190) to cartridge thread (3).
Use wrench (4) on the flats of housing (5) to
keep it from turning.
Install cartridge (2) in housing (5).
Torque cartridge (2) to 175 inch-pounds.
Lockwire cartridge (2) per directions on decal
(6). Use lockwire (E231).
Be sure to remove shunt, otherwise
fire bottle wont discharge when it is
Remove shunt wire (7) from electric terminal (8)
and ground terminal (9).
Connect wire (10) and install nut (11) on ground
terminal (9). Torque nut to 10 inch-pounds.
Remove tag from wire.
Connect wire (12) and install nut (11) on electric
terminal (8). Remove tag from wire.
Perform operational check (TM 55-1520-240-T).
END OF TASK