Do not allow water to accumulate in the transit case.
To perform PMCS on the Model M5A Compressor-Dehydrator, you need a
Equipment Repairer's Tool Kit, NSN 5180-00-611-7924. Use the following procedures.
If any repairs are necessary, refer to the Compressor/Dehydrator Troubleshooting
Guide in the appendix. Refer to figure 1-1.
a. Inspect the Case.
Check all the latches and handles to ensure they are not broken or
Check the foam inside the case to ensure it is not torn or deteriorated.
Check the motor supports to ensure they are not bent or broken.
Check the post supports to ensure they are not bent.
Check all the tubing to ensure it is not deteriorated, cut, or nicked.
Check the air relief valve.
(a) Ensure that the push button is not broken or missing.
(b) Ensure that the push button springs back after its release.
b. Inspect the Dryer and Cooling Assembly.
Check the fan for bent or broken fan blades.
Check the fan guard to ensure it is not broken or missing.
Check for loose clamps or missing screws.
Check the humidifier (also called the dryness indicator).
Check for cracks, dents, or broken indicator cover.
(b) Check for blue desiccant. Refer to paragraph 1-3a(2)(d).