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Bendix Air Compressor Troubleshooting

Symptom: 1. Compressor passes excessive oil as evidenced by presence of oil at exhaust ports of valving or seeping inlet from air starter. Cause: A. Restricted air intake.Check engine or compressor air cleaner and replace if necessary. Check compressor air … Continue reading

06. August 2017 by sam
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Bendix Air Compressor Assembly

Torques All torques specified in this manual are assembly torques and can be expected to fall off after assembly is accomplished. Do not retorque after initial assembly torques fall. To convert pound inches of torque to pound feet of torque, … Continue reading

06. August 2017 by sam
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Bendix Air Compressor Inspection Of Parts

Cylinder Head Body Inspect the cylinder head for cracks and obvious physical damage. Pay particular attention to the area around coolant ports for cracks. Check for stripped or damaged threads. Apply shop air pressure to one of the coolant ports … Continue reading

06. August 2017 by sam
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Bendix Air Compressor Cleaning Of Parts

General All parts should be cleaned in a good commercial grade solvent and dried prior to inspection. Cylinder Head Remove carbon deposits from the discharge cavity and rust and scale from the cooling cavities of the cylinder head body. Scrape … Continue reading

06. August 2017 by sam
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Bendix Air Compressor Preparation For Disassembly

Remove road dirt and grease from the exterior of the compressor with a cleaning solvent. Before the compressor is disassembled, the following items should be marked to show their relationship when the compressor is assembled. Mark the rear end cover … Continue reading

06. August 2017 by sam
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Bendix Air Compressor Compressor Removal And Disassembly

General The following instructions are presented here for reference. Removal and disassembly of the compressor is not recommended unless the appropriate service parts and/or kits are on hand. Removal These instructions are general and are intended to be a guide, … Continue reading

06. August 2017 by sam
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Bendix Air Compressor Preventive Maintenance

Air Induction One of the single most important aspects of compressor preventive maintenance is the induction of clean air. The type and interval of maintenance required will vary depending upon the air induction system used. The intervals listed under the … Continue reading

06. August 2017 by sam
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Bendix Air Compressor Air Induction

General There are three methods of providing clean air to the BX-2150: 1. Naturally aspirated – Compressor utilizes its own attached air strainer (polyurethane sponge or pleated paper dry element). 2. Naturally aspirated – Compressor inlet is connected to the … Continue reading

05. August 2017 by sam
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Bendix Air Compressor Cooling

Air flowing through the engine compartment from the action of the engine’s fan and the movement of the vehicle assists in cooling the crankcase. Coolant flowing from the engine’s cooling system through connecting lines enters the head and passes through … Continue reading

05. August 2017 by sam
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Bendix Air Compressor Lubrication

All BX-2150 Air Compressors are connected to the engine’s pressurized oil system and a continuous flow of oil is provided to the compressor, which is eventually returned to the engine. Oil is fed into the compressor in various ways, for … Continue reading

05. August 2017 by sam
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