PREPARE PITCH LINK FOR SERVICE
Adjust replacement link (5) so distance between
centers of rod ends (3 and 4) is same as Distance
A. Adjust as follows:
Remove lockwire and two cotter pins (6) from
checknuts (7 and 8).
In order to keep from shearing pin
in center of pitch link hold rod end
closest to the nut and loosen.
Hold rod end (3) and turn upper checknut
(7) to loosen.
Hold rod end (4) and turn lower checknut (8)
Turn turnbuckle (9) toward - symbol to
shorten pitch link (5). Turn turnbuckle toward
+ symbol to lengthen pitch link.
Check that rod ends (3 and 4) are installed
deep enough to close inspection holes (10).
Do not torque checknuts (7 and 8) at this time.