REPAIR PITCH LINK
Rod-end shoulders visible in both
inspection holes indicates that thread
engagement is about equal.
Adjust length of pitch link (8) from
center-to-center of rod-end bearings (1) to
length of pitch link removed.
If length is unknown, adjust pitch link (8) in
accordance with Task 5-96.
Check that angle between rod-ends (10 and
11) is within 34º and 39º. If angle is not within
limits, check for pin or fork damage. Follow
steps 7, 8, and 9.
Position pitch link (8) on assembly fixture (T78)
(25) as follows:
Position block (26) for forward or aft link (8).
Loosen hand knob (27). Move sliding angle
(28) clear of fixed angle (29).
Position pitch link (8) on fixture (25). Close
sliding angle (28). Tighten handknob (27).
Install locating pins (30 and 31).