MAIN ROTOR DAMPER ROD END REMOVAL/INSTALLATION continued
a. Wipe removed and attaching parts. Use cloth (item 52, App F).
b. Clean corrosion preventative compound from removed hardware. Use dry cleaning solvent (item 74,
The two bolts through the plate section of the damper assembly may show looseness, particularly at
low temperatures. This is a normal condition, not a defective condition, and no corrective action is
required. Rotational movement is allowed.
a. Check link, damper, rod end, and attaching hardware for cracks. None allowed.
b. Check damper and rod end for wear or damage (para 5.1).
c. Check nut and key washer for wear or damage. None allowed.
d. Check rod end housing for corrosion (para 1.49).
(1) Maximum 0.005 INCH deep allowed.
e. Check lead lag link for damage (para 5.33).
f. Check link rod end mating surface for wear.
(1) Nicks and scratches less than 0.005 INCH deep may be blended out.
g. Check rod end bearing for corrosion (para 1.49).
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