7. CLUTCH DISASSEMBLY PROCEDURES.
Cleaning procedures shall be accomplished in a well-lighted, well
ventilated area with adequate safety and fire prevention equipment
Protect ports, bores and passages of assemblies or components be-
tween maintenance procedures.
Use plastic caps or plugs to seal lubrication lines and passages. Do
not use cloth, tape or aluminum caps/plugs.
Maintain hardware integrity. Do not interchange clutch detail hard-
ware with other clutch assemblies.
Provide proper coverings or supports to protect shafts, splines and
projecting parts from damage. If tapping is required to separate
parts, use a cellulose-tipped hammer or a fiber or rawhide mallet. If
clamping is necessary, clamp parts in vices that have micrata jaws or
Ensure plastic caps remain installed on both sides of the splined out-
Heat discoloration of metal surfaces is acceptable except where
noted. Scale that could come loose and damage the clutch shall be
Cleaning procedures for individual parts shall be consistent with good shop
practices and the following procedures. Correct cleaning for all parts is im-
portant to the successful operation of the clutch assembly.