REPAIR FORWARD TRANSMISSION OUTSIDE SURFACE
Reparable damage is limited to
scratches, nicks, gouges, and minor
Clean oil and grease from the damaged area.
Use naphtha (E245) and clean cloths (E120).
Wear gloves (E184.1).
Check extent and location of damage on cover
(1) and housing (2):
Refer to Task 6-35 for repairs to the
Limits in this step refer to extent of
damage after rework.
Depth of damage shall not be more than
0.025 inch. Depth of damage on actuator
lugs (3 and 4) shall not be more than 0.015
Damage shall not extend over more than one
surface or enter any radius.
Damage shall not be closer than 1.00 inch to
any mounting hole (5).
Fluorescent inspect damaged area to check for
cracks. (Refer to TM 1-1500-335-23.) There
shall be no cracks. If a crack is suspected in
forward transmission outside surface, refer to TM
Cover moving parts near damaged area to keep
out abrasive grit. Use barrier material (E80) and
Blend out damage with emery cloth (E123) or
abrasive paper (E13). Observe the limits of step
Smooth the blended area with crocus cloth
(E122). Do not leave any sharp edges.