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Inflatable PFD Re-Arm Kit MA7214
· Use only with specified PFD models.
· This gas cylinder is under pressure, therefore misuse can
· Do not incinerate, expose to sunlight or store above 120˚F
· Do not throw into open fire or dump at sea.
· Keep away from children.
· Dispose of gas cylinders only when empty.
· Discharge and dispose of corroded or rusty cylinders.
IMPORTANT: Please review and follow additional
maintenance instructions in your manual.
1 Place the Inflatable PFD
(Personal Flotation Device)
on a smooth, flat surface
and wipe off any water.
If needed, unpack the
PFD starting at the zipper
flap. Access the inflator
by reaching between the
cover and cell and pull it
toward you, turning the
cell and cover inside out to
fully expose the inflator for
re-arming. Hold the CO
cylinder through the fabric,
using one hand (Fig. 1).
2 Insert the metal key between the black locking ring and
labeled yellow cap. Turn the key counter-clockwise (Fig. 2).
3 Turn the black locking ring counter-clockwise and lift off
the cap (yellow inflator operating head Fig. 3). Dispose of
the used cap.
4 Squeeze the sealing ring to elongate and remove the
inflator body through the sealing ring (Fig. 4).
5 Dispose of the used inflator body (Fig. 5).
6 Check that the new inflator body indicator is green. Insert
the new inflator body with CO
cylinder pointing upward
inside the Inflatable PFD. Let the sealing ring rest on the
adapter around the four lugs (Fig. 6).
7 Now check the new manual/automatic cap as follows (Fig. 7):
1. Is the single point status indicator showing green?
2. Is the expiry date OK?
If YES is the answer to both questions, then proceed as
follows. If the answer is NO to either question, get a new cap.
tube and check that it stays inflated at least overnight.
Empty the Inflatable PFD again by reversing the oral-
inflation tube dust cap and inserting it into the valve.
Gently squeeze the inflatable PFD until all air or gas has
been expelled. Let the Inflatable PFD dry before packing.
IMPORTANT: Ensure all air is removed before repacking.
13 Refold the Inflatable PFD in accordance with the repacking
section in the PFD manual.
8 Hold the CO
cylinder through the fabric of the Inflatable
PFD (Fig 8a). Position the replacement cap with the water
inlet valve pointing to the right and press firmly onto the
inflator body and sealing ring (Fig. 8b).
9 While pressing FIRMLY onto the inflator body, turn the
BLACK locking ring clockwise into the locked position (Fig.
9). Pull on the cap to make sure it has locked onto the
10 Check: To see that the single point status indicator on the
cap is green; the pull to inflate lanyard is present and that
the locking ring is locked.
11 Turn cell and cover right-side out, returning to normal
state. If your PFD has the black molded inflator cap cover
(see Fig. 10), position the protective inflator cap cover
over the inflator body so
that the single point status
indicator is visible thrrough
the inflator cap cover
12 If your Inflatable PFD has
been used and/or the
inflator replaced, always
inflate through the oral
LOCKING RING KEY
DO NOT TURN
Re-arm kit for Mustang survival Models:
Trousse de réarmement pour les modèles de V.F.I.
de Mustang survival:
MD3183, MD3184, MD3188
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