ENGINE NOSE GEARBOX OUTER DIFFUSER (TWO-SECTION)
This task covers:
Removal. Cleaning. Inspection. Installation.
6.32.2. Initial Setup
Aircraft maintenance tool kit (item 372, App H)
Aircraft Powertrain Repairer/NDI
Attack Helicopter Repairer/Technical
Engine nose gearbox fairings and shrouds
FLIGHT SAFETY PART
The input drive shaft is a flight safety part. Failure to follow maintenance instructions may
result in serious injury or death of crewmembers and/or serious damage to the helicopter.
Components of diffuser assembly are serialized matched sets. All parts of diffuser must be kept
together as a matched set or damage to diffuser will occur.
Do not intermix outer diffusers (one-piece or two-section), inlet diffusers, or vaneaxial fans. Intermix-
ing or swapping these components will result in damage to components(one-piece or two-section),
inlet diffusers, or vaneaxial fans. Intermixing or swapping these components will result in damage to
Exercise care and undertake protective measures when handling or performing any type of maintenance
on the engine input drive shaft. All surface areas are critical. Accidental dents or scratches caused by
improper handling may render part unserviceable.
To prevent damage to engine input drive shaft, ensure that work area is clean and that part is placed on
a soft and adequately protected working surface.
This task is typical for either No. 1 or No. 2 engine nose gearbox outer diffuser.
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