REMOVE ENGINE AIR PARTICLE SEPERATOR (EAPS)
Remove quick release pins (12) and secure to
prevent snagging lanyards.
Bring handles of hook latch (13) and pin latch
(14) to a fully open position and secure handles
in that position.
Keep hands clear of rails.
Using handle, slowly slide EAPS forward. Stop
before forward mounting feet come off rails.
Attach EAPS Lifting Device to hoist (T188) and
position above EAPS. Connect cables to eye
bolts and secure with safety clips.
Raise hoist enough to remove slack in cables,
but still allow EAPS to slide on rails.
Slide EAPS forward slowly until mounting feet
are clear of rails. Person on fuselage should help
support the weight of the EAPS so it does not
Diffuser duct is made of fiberglass
and can be easily damaged. Do not
place weight of EAPS on diffuser
duct. EAPS is made of lightweight
metal and has thousands of plastic
inlet swirl tubes. Surface contact
with hard objects can damage plastic
tubes and/or sheet metal surfaces.
Lower EAPS onto a skid or equivalent supporting
structure, in a vertical position with inlet facing
up. Make sure diffuser duct is not contacting
skid or floor.
Disconnect EAPS Lifting Device (T188) from