PREPARATION TO REPLACE FORWARD OR AFT FUEL PODS
Raise pod (1) and position against side of aircraft.
Working from inside aircraft, mark 17 bolt holes
(8) along top of pod (1), and 4 holes (9) on sides
of pod. Use holes in fuselage (10) as a guide.
Lower pod (1) on support (2).
Drill 17 holes (8) in top support angle (11).
Deburr holes. Use drill size F.
Drill 4 holes (9) in side support angle (12).
Deburr holes. Use drill size O.
Epoxy primer (E292.1) is flammable
and toxic. It can irritate skin and
cause burns. Avoid inhaling. Use
only with adequate ventilation, Avoid
contact with skin, eyes, or clothing.
Keep away from heat, sparks, or open
flame. In case of contact, immediately
flush skin or eyes with water for
at least 15 minutes. Get medical
attention for eyes.
Apply epoxy primer (E292.1) to drilled holes (8
and 9). Wear gloves (E184.1).
Perform Task 10-25.
Perform Task 10-26.
Perform vent system pressure test (Task 10-117) and
flow test (Task 10-118) on affected tank.
Perform test of pressure refueling system (Task
10-119) and fuel feed system (Task 10-120).
Refuel helicopter (Task 1-51).
Bleed fuel system (Task 10-121).
Perform operational check of affected fuel system
Inspect for leaks (Task 10-4).
Install forward landing gear access panel (Task 2-179
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