Replace an item if inspection
indicates need for replacement.
a. Shine a light into cylinder tube (20).
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.
b. Inspect rod (6) for straightness.
If rod is bent, dont try to straighten it:
it must be replaced. Remove small scratches from rod using medium grit abra-
sive cloth polishing with a rotary motion.
c. Inspect bushings (4) for excessive wear
or damage. Use bore gage and microme-
ter and check inside diameter of bushings. Replace if inside diameter is more
than 1.522 inches.
d. Inspect gland (15) and piston (19) for deformation, chipping, cracks, or
breaks. Replace gland assembly (7 thru 15) if gland (15) requires replacement.
e. Inspect lubrication fitting (5) for cracks,
deformation, blockage, or damaged
f. Inspect all other parts for cracks, deformation, or thread damage.