REPAIR COMBINING TRANSMISSION OUTSIDE SURFACE
Reparable damage is limited to
scratches, nicks, gouges, and minor
Clean oil and grease from damaged area. Use
naphtha (E245) and clean cloths (E120). Wear
Check the extent and location of damage on
housing (1) and sump cover (2).
Refer to Task 6-35 for repairs to sump.
Limits 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 (3).
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 the
combining transmission outside surface, refer
to TM 1-1520-253-23.
Cover moving parts near the damaged area to
keep out abrasive grit. Use barrier material (E80)
and tape (E388).
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.