THREADED PARTS. Replace all parts that have stripped or damaged threads. Replace parts that cannot
be repaired by chasing threads with a used tap or die.
(1) Replace retaining rings that have defects.
(2) Some retaining rings are beveled on one side. When installing this type of ring, the beveled side must
face the part to be retained.
SPRINGS. Discard springs that have defects. Load and height inspection data, where needed, are given in
W A R N I N G
Air pressure in excess of 30 psi (207 kpa) can injure personnel. Do not direct
pressurized air at yourself or others. Always wear goggles.
k. SHAFTS AND SPINDLES.
(1) Replace shafts and spindles that show signs of wear, binding,
(2) Remove obstructions with compressed air or by probing with
(3) Remove burrs and minor surface defects with a crocus cloth.
Fluid Seepage is not great enough to form drops, but is shown by wetness or color changes.
Fluid leakage is great enough to form drops. Drops do not drip from the item being checked or
Mud leakage is great enough to form drops that fall from the item being checked or inspected.
scores, cracks, burrs, or clogged oil
1. ELECTRICAL PARTS.
(1) Replace corroded or burned parts and parts which show signs of mildew.
cracked or broken wires, circuit cards, relays, and connectors.
cracked, torn, or burned insulation and heatshrink tubing.
FLUID LEAKS AND CHECKING FOR LEAKS
a. GENERAL. Fluid leaks in hoses and fluid lines affect the carrier parts operation. The types and classes of
leaks are given below.