INSPECT AFT LANDING GEAR SHOCK STRUT
Battery Disconnected (Task 1-39)
Electric Power Off
Hydraulic Power Off
Aft Landing Gear Access Panels Open (Task 2-2)
Damage other than minor, requires
replacement of attachment fitting
(Tasks 2-78 and 2-19).
Procedure is same for left and right
gear, left gear is shown.
Inspect shock strut (1) for leaking seals. Fluid
will be visible on piston (2), or use hand to feel
Inspect shock strut (1) and piston (2) for
corrosion. If there is corrosion, clean or repair as
needed (Task 2-343).
Inspect shock strut (1) and piston (2) for fluid
level at filler plugs (3) (Task 1-70).
Check piston (2) is extended and not bottomed
in strut (1).
Inspect attaching bolts (4) at both ends of strut
(1) for looseness.
END OF TASK