AFT FUEL CELL ENGINE FUEL SUPPLY HOSE REPLACEMENT continued
a. Check hose, valve, and adapter for cracks,
nicks, dents, and damaged threads (para
Jet fuel will cause external surface of fuel
cell to swell, delaminate, and leak if al-
lowed to contact the fuel cell more than
72 HOURS. Keep jet fuel away from the
outside of fuel cells.
a. Install hose (1) on adapter (5).
(1) Lubricate threads of connector (4). Use
petrolatum (item 138, App F).
(2) Install connector (4) on adapter (5).
(3) Turn connector (4) until seated and locking
teeth engage with adapter (5).
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