REPAIR COMBINING TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER OUTSIDE SURFACE
Reparable damage is limited to
scratches, nicks, gouges, minor
corrosion, and bent fins.
Clean oil and grease from the damaged area.
Use naphtha (E245) and clean cloths (E120).
Wear gloves (E184.1).
Check the extent and location of damage on
Dimensions in this step refer to the
extent of damage after rework.
Depth of damage shall not be more than
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 (2).
More than 3 inches of fins (3) shall not be
crushed beyond straightening.
If any fin is bent more than 30º, straighten it.
Fluorescent inspect the damaged area to check
for cracks (TM 1-1500-335-23). There shall
be no cracks. If a crack is suspected in the
combining transmission oil cooler outside, refer
to TM 1-1520-253-23.
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.