TAIL LANDING GEAR ACTUATING CYLINDER SPRING REPLACEMENT (AVIM) continued
b. Disassemble bearing (6).
(1) Remove and discard seal (8) and packing (9)
from bearing (6).
(2) Remove packing (10) and two packing retain-
ers (11) from bearing (6). Discard packing
c. Remove and discard seal (12) and packing
(13) from cylinder (2).
a. Clean removed and attaching parts (para
a. Check threaded area on packing nut for wear.
b. Check threaded area in cylinder for wear and
stripped threads. None allowed.
c. Check interior walls of cylinder for wear. None
d. Check packing grooves in bearing sleeve for
wear. None allowed.
e. Check piston stop for wear at spring contact
area, and for flaring at piston contact area.
f. Check piston stop for cracks. None allowed.
g. Check piston for wear at packing contact area
and spring contact area. None allowed.
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