MODIFICATION PROCEDURES FOR M2A3 BRADLEY FIGHTING VEHICLE
M48/M48A1 GAS-PARTICULATE FILTER REPLACEMENT FOR M2A3 BRADLEY FIGHTING VEHICLE
Initial Setup - Personnel Required: ITV/IFV/CFV System Mechanic 63T10
Tools and Special Tools: General mechanic's tool kit: automotive
(TM 9-2350-294-20-1-5, WP 0863 00, Item 58)
Materials/Parts: Lock washer (6)
Equipment Condition: Engine stopped (TM 9-2350-294-10-1)
References: TM 9-2350-294-10-1
Personal injury or death may occur when handling contaminated filters. The unit commander or
senior officer in charge of maintenance personnel, assigned to remove and dispose of the
contaminated or outdated gas particulate filter canister, must prescribe the necessary safety
measures to follow. This includes NBC decontamination (FM 3-11.5) that must be performed before
a new filter canister is installed. He/she must also prescribe the necessary protective clothing (FM
3-11.4) to wear during this operation.
NBC contaminated air filters must be handled and disposed of only by authorized ad trained
personnel. The unit commander or senior officer in charge of maintenance personnel must ensure
that prescribed protective clothing (FM 3-11.4) is used and prescribed safety measures and
decontamination procedures (FM 3-11.5) are followed. The local unit SOP is responsible for final
disposal of contaminated air filters. Failure to comply may cause severe injury or death to
1. Stow driver's seat. See TM 9-2350-294-10-1.
2. Remove hose (1) from blower (2) and precleaner (3).
a. Loosen two clamps (4) and remove hose (1) from blower (2) and precleaner (3). Remove two clamps