Spirial bound, heavy paper, 116 pages, 5 x 7 in., 60+ B&W illustrations and descriptive text.
This easy-to-follow guide has been designed as a job aid for mechanical department staff performing locomotive mechanical scheduled maintenance work on General Motors SD and GP locomotives. The book is arranged to present a bottom to top inspection order. Starting at the wheels, it carries on through the bottom inspection of trucks, underframe, and air dryer. The top inspection begins with truck center plate lubrication, completes work on the engine, filter maintenance, exhaust system, carbody, and finishes with the running work and air brake test.
Contents:Wheel Defects and Gauging, pp. 7-21,Truck Component Defects, pp. 22-29,Truck Assemblies, pp. 30-40,Underframe, pp. 41-62,Air Dryer Inspection, pp. 63-65,Truck Center Plate Lubrication, pg. 66,Engine Checks, pp. 67-69,Filter Maintenance, pp. 70-83,Exhaust System, pp. 84-86,Engine Room Checks, pp. 87-93,Car Body, pp. 94-98,Running Work, pp. 99-109,Air Brake Test, pp. 110-114.