d. Inspection Instructions (Cont.).
Inspect metal lines, flexible lines (hoses), and metal fittings for the following:
Metal lines for sharp kinks, cracks, bad bends, and dents.
Flexible lines for fraying, evidence of leakage, and loose metal fittings or connectors.
Metal fittings and connectors for thread damage and worn or rounded hex heads.
Inspect castings, forgings, and machined metal parts for the following:
Machined surfaces for nicks, burrs, raised metal, wear, and other damage
Inner and outer surfaces for breaks and cracks.
Inspect bearings in accordance with TM 9-214.
e. Repair Instructions.
Any repair procedure peculiar to a specific part or component is covered in the section relating to that
item. After repair, clean all parts thoroughly to prevent dirt, metal chips, or other foreign material from
entering any working parts.
Repair casting, forgings, and machined metal parts using the following instructions:
Repair minor cracked casting or forgings in accordance with TB 9-2510-242-40.
Solvents can burn easily, can give off harmful vapors, and are
harmful to skin and clothing. To avoid injury or death, keep away
from open fire and use in a well-ventilated area. If solvent gets on
skin or clothing, wash immediately with soap and water.
Repair minor damage to machined surfaces with a fine mill file or an abrasive cloth dipped in
Replace any deeply nicked machined surface that could affect the assembly operation.
Repair minor damage to threaded capscrew holes with thread tap of same size to prevent
After repair, clean all parts thoroughly to prevent dirt, metal chips, or other foreign material from entering
any working parts.