INSTALL LCT CONNECTING LINK ROD END BEARING (AVIM)
Adjust rod end bearing (3). Dimension A shall
be 10-1/2 inches nominal for connecting link
(414C3056-3) and 6-13/16 inches nominal for
connecting link (414C3056-4). Dimension A is
distance between center of rod end bearing (3)
and center of lower fitting bearing (6).
Align rod end bearing (3) with lower fitting (7).
Engage locking tab (8) of clip (2) with notch (9)
on link (4). Make sure flats of rod end bearing (3)
and alignment guide (10) of clip are parallel.
Do not allow rod end bearing to turn
when torquing nut.
Hold rod end bearing (3) with open end wrench.
Torque checknut (1) to 450 inch-pounds. Make
sure locking tab (8) of clip (2) is seated in notch
(9) of link (4).
Adjustment of bearing must be
exact. It is difficult to adjust link after
installation on helicopter.
Check dimension A. If correct, go to step 8. If not
correct, loosen checknut (1), lift clip (2) and turn
rod end bearing (3) to obtain correct dimension.
Repeat steps 4 thru 6.