PREPARATION TO REPLACE MAIN FUEL PODS
Raise pod (1) and position against side of aircraft.
Working from inside aircraft mark 37 bolt holes
(10) along top of pod (1), and 4 bolt holes (11) on
side of pod. Use holes in fuselage (12) as guide.
Lower pod (1) on support (2).
Drill 37 holes (10) in top support angle (13).
Deburr holes. Use drill size F.
Drill 4 holes (11) in side support angle (14).
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 (10
and 11). Wear gloves (E184.1).
Perform Task 10-20.
Perform Task 10-21.
Test main tank after installation (Task 10-22).
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 all tanks (Task 1-51).
Check for leaks (Task 10-4).
Bleed fuel system (Task 10-121).
Perform operational check of affected fuel system
Install forward landing gear access panel (Task 2-179
Close and secure aft intertank pod panel (Task 2-2).
Install main fuel tank vent fairing (Task 10-64).
END OF TASK