PYLON TOP CONNECTOR PLATE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION - continued
Maintain pressure on preloaded
spring while removing retaining ring.
A spring-loaded mechanism can
cause injury to personnel if released
in an uncontrolled manner. Always
take care while working with the
b. Remove two connectors P505 (6) and P508 (7)
from plate (1).
(1) Maintain pressure on springs (5). Use wire
(item 229, App F).
(2) Remove retaining ring (8), backing washer
(9), spring (5), and retainer (10). Use
retaining ring pliers.
c. Remove connector plate (1).
a. Wipe plate mounting area with a clean rag.
a. Check connector plate for cracks. None al-
b. Check connector plate for corrosion (para
c. Check connector plate spacers for excessive
wear. Inner diameter not to exceed 0.220 INCH.
d. Check connector plate mounting holes for ex-
cessive wear. Inner diameter not to exceed
a. Repair connector plate by repairing cracks
b. Repair connector plate by removing corrosion
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