NO. 2 ENGINE POWER AVAILABLE SPINDLE AFT CABLE INSTALLATION
This task covers:
4.174.2. Initial Setup
Aircraft mechanics tool kit (item 376, App H)
7/8 x 3/8-inch drive open end box socket wrench
crowfoot attachment (item 86, App H)
0.0 - 10.0-pound weighing scale (item 272, App H)
30 - 150 inch-pound 1/4-inch drive click type torque
wrench (item 435, App H)
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Attack Helicopter Repairer/Technical
Engine power available spindle (PAS)
cables cannot be intermixed with cables
manufactured by different vendors on the
same engine. Cables that have a metallic
exterior (Controlex) cannot be mixed with
cables that have a black tubing exterior
(Cablecraft) on the same engine. One
side can be Controlex and the other side
can be Cablecraft. Cables must be re-
placed with same exact part number. If
exact part is not available, all No. 1 en-
gine PAS cables (three cables) or No. 2
engine PAS cables (three cables) must
be replaced with new cables (Cablecraft).
a. Check cable ribbon (1) friction load.
(1) Place aft cable (2) on flat surface. Ensure
cable (2) is not bent or twisted.
(2) Slide ribbon (1) 2.5 INCHES in and out of
cable (2). There should be no binding, stiff-
ness, or jamming.
(3) Check friction load of ribbon (1). Load not to
exceed 1.5 POUNDS. Use scale.
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