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  • 1) Repairs, tests, and installs mechanical units, such as fuel and water pumps, control valves, governors, distributors, windshield wiper motors, and door engines on streetcars, trackless trolleys, and buses: Disconnects and removes unit from vehicle, using handtools.

  • 2) Disassembles unit and cleans parts with chemical solution.

  • 3) Inspects parts for wear or damage.

  • 4) Removes foreign particles from unit, using compressed air blower.

  • 5) Repairs, replaces, or adjusts components, such as needles, springs, bolts, relays, and airhoses.

  • 6) Tests air-control valve, air pipes, and airhoses for air leaks.

  • 7) Tests magnetic, hydraulic, and pneumatic control valves that are used to open and close doors and inspects radiator shutters, and other mechanical units on vehicle.

  • 8) Reassembles and installs unit in vehicle.

  • 9) May be designated according to type of mechanical unit repaired as Door-Engine Repairer; Windshield-Wiper Repairer.




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Job Number: 6372