3-2. CLEANING AND GENERAL REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS (Cont)
(d) Mark damaged areas for repair with chalk or lumber crayon.
(e) Check all mating flanges on housings and supports for warpage with a straight edge or
a surface plate.
(f) Check all mating flanges for discoloration which may indicate persistent leakage.
(9) Inspect all pipe plug and capscrew tapped openings for damaged or stripped threads.
(h) Check all castings for conformance to applicable repair standards in App G.
(3) Ball Bearings. See TM 9-214 for inspection of bearings. Check all bearings for conformance
to applicable repair standards in App G.
(4) Studs. Inspect all studs for stripped or damaged threads, bent or loose condition, and
evidence of stretching.
(a) Inspect all gears for cracks using a magnifying glass and a strong light.
(b) Inspect all gear teeth for wear, sharp fins, burrs, and galled or pitted surfaces.
(c) Check all gears for conformance to applicable repair standards in App G.
(6) Bushing and Bushing Type Bearings.
(a) Check all bushings and bushing type bearings for secure fit in their respective casting or
mating part and for evidence of heating which may be indicated by discoloration of
bushing or bearing surface.
(b) Inspect bushing and bushing type bearings for wear, burrs, nicks, or out-of-round
(c) Check for dirt in lubrication holes or grooves of bushings or bushing type bearings.
(d) Holes and grooves must be clean and free from damage to insure proper lubrication.
(e) Check all bushings and bushing type bearings for conformance to applicable repair
standards in App G.
(7) 011 Seals. Metal encased oil seals should not be replaced unless inspection indicates
(1) Inspect feather edge of oil seal for damage.
(2) Check seal for loss of softness and spring,
(8) Core Hole Plugs.
(1) Inspect core hole plugs for evidence of leakage.
(2) Replace seals if leaking or damaged.