3-7-10 Divert Assembly
Removal, Repair and Replacement See figure 3-46.
This procedure assumes a complete removal, repair and replacement of the assembly. A partial disassembly repair and
replacement is possible. Follow the procedure to the point of removing only those components requiring repair or
Disconnect and lock out the breaker for the asphalt metering pump motor and the surge bin air compressor.
Mark the air lines indicating which line goes to the shaft end of the cylinder and which line goes to the mount
end. Remove the air lines.
Remove the two clevis pins at either end of the air cylinder holding it in place. Remove the air cylinder.
Remove the two fasteners holding each of the two limit switches.
Remove the screws in the limit switch covers and mark the wiring. Disconnect the wiring.
Clean the external body and shaft of the air cylinder and disassemble and repair according to the
instructions in Section 3-7-11.
Inspect the clevis pins, devises and pin mount holes for wear or damage. Repair or replace as necessary.
Inspect the limit switch lever for damage or wear and replace as necessary. Replace the switch if it is not
Install the air cylinder and clevis pins.
Connect the air lines to the cylinder following the markings made at disassembly.
Install the two limit switches onto the mounts. Connect the wiring to the limit switches. Test the limit switch
lever to determine if it is in the correct position. The lever must click over when the cylinder rod is in the
retracted position. (The switches are spring loaded and return to the neutral position. When contact within
the limit switch is made, caused by the movement of the lever, the switch will