TAIL ROTOR DE-ICE BRUSH AND SHUNT REPLACEMENT (AVIM) continued
Brush block springs are fragile and are
not replaceable. To prevent damage,
springs must be kept free of dirt, oil, and
other contaminants and must not snap
down in empty brush holder.
Do not discard brush and shunt after re-
d. Remove brush and shunt (7) from brush hold-
(1) Push brush (7) up to expose spring (9).
(2) Hold spring (9). Remove brush (7) from hold-
(3) Gently lower spring (9) into empty holder (8).
a. Clean removed and attaching parts or sur-
faces (para 1.47).
a. Check removed and attaching parts for
cracks. None allowed.
b. Check removed and attaching parts for dam-
age (para 11.232).
c. Check brush block for missing hardware. Re-
place missing hardware.
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