Section XXV. MAINTENANCE OF ETHER KIT
ETHER KIT. The ether kit (figure 4-38) contains
a solenoid- actuated ether tank to feed ether into the
engine intake manifold for cold condition starting. It is
mounted on the right hand center support frame.
Test. Refer to figure 4-39
Ether is highly flammable fuel. Do not
expose to open flame, lit cigarettes, or
Remove tube (1) from tee (5).
Toggle START AID (13, figure 2-1)
switch to ON position.
Observe tee (5) for evidence of ether
Replace tube (1).
Removal. Refer to figure 4-39.
Remove tank (6) by loosening clamp
Disconnect tee (5) and electrical
assembly (14) by removing two nuts
(11) and lockwashers (17).
Remove ether line tubes on engine
assembly by removing six clamps (3).
Attach ether line tubes on engine
assembly with clamps (3).
Install solenoid assembly (14) on
frame with two nuts (11) and washers
Install tee (5) on solenoid assembly
(14) and connect ether line tubes (1
Reconnect electrical connector.
Install jet assemblies (4) in the engine
intake manifold. Connect ether line
tubes to jet assemblies.
Connect ether line tubes to tee (5).
Install ether tank (6) onto clamp
bracket (9) with clamp (10).
Repair. Repair the ether kit by replacement
of worn or defective components.
Figure 4-38. Ether Kit