GENERAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS CONTINUED
VISUAL INSPECTION AND MINOR REPAIR PROCEDURES -- Continued
Inspect all threaded parts for stripped or damaged threads and burrs.
Chase threads with a used tap or die. A new tap may cut oversize threads, while a new die
may cut under size threads.
Replace all parts which have stripped threads or damage which cannot be repaired by chasing the threads
with a tap or die of the proper size.
Replace all snap rings.
Inspect springs for:
Evidence of overheating
Loss of tension or compression
Replace defective springs.
Shafts and Spindles
Inspect shafts and spindles for:
Obstructed oil passages