3-26. LIFT CYLINDER ASSEMBLIES MAINTENANCE (CONT)
Replace an item if inspection indicates need for replacement.
a. Shine a light into cylinder tube (16). Inspect inner wall for deep grooves,
scores, or other damage. Remove small scratches from inner wall using medium
grit abrasive cloth polishing with a rotary motion.
Inspect rod (15) for straightness. If rod is bent, donut try to straighten
it: it must be replaced. Remove small scratches from rod using medium grit
abrasive cloth polishing with a rotary motion.
Inspect gland (14) and pistons (4 and 5) for deformation, chipping, cracks,
Inspect all other parts for cracks, deformation, or thread damage.
6. Packing assemblies (2)
9. Backup ring
16. Cylinder tube