5-3. CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS (Cont).
f. General Cleaning Covered by Other Manuals.
(1) TB 750-1047, Elimination of Combustibles from
lnteriors of Metal or Plastic Gasoline and Diesel
(2) TM 9-247, Materials Used for Cleaning, Pre-
serving, Abrading, and Cementing Ordnance
Materiel and Related Items Including Chemi-
5-4. PRESERVATION OF PARTS.
Unpainted metal parts that will not be installed immedi-
ately after cleaning may be covered with a thin coat of
lubricating oil (Item 13, Appendix E).
5-5. INSPECTION INSTRUCTIONS.
All damaged areas should be marked for repair
a. All components and parts must be carefully checked
to determine if they are serviceable for use, can be
repaired, or must be scrapped.
b. Inspect drilled and tapped (threaded) holes for the
(1) Wear distortion, cracks, and any other damage
in or around holes.
(2) Threaded areas for wear distortion (stretching)
and evidence of cross-threading.
c. Inspect metal lines, flexible hoses, and metal fittings
and connectors for the following:
(1) Metal lines for sharp kinks, cracks, bad bends,
(2) Flexible lines for fraying, evidence of leakage,
and loose metal fittings or connectors.
(3) Metal fittings and connectors for thread dam-
age and worn or rounded hex heads.
d. Inspect castings, forgings, and machined metal
parts for the following:
(1) Machined surfaces for nicks, burrs, raised
metal wear, and other damage.
(2) Inner and outer surfaces for breaks and cracks.
e. Inspect bearings in accordance with TM 9-214.
5-6. REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS.
Repair castings, forgings, and machined metal parts us-
ing the following instructions:
Repair minor cracked castings or forgings in
accordance with TM 9-237.
Repair minor damaged to machined surfaces
with a fine mill file or an abrasive cloth (Item 5,
Replace any deeply nicked machined surface
that could affect the assembly operation.
After repair, thoroughly clean all parts to prevent
dirt, metal chips, and other foreign matter from
entering any working parts.
5-7. TAGGING PARTS.
a. Use marker tags (Item 17, Appendix E) to identify any
parts which may be hard to identify or replace later.
Fasten tags to parts during removal by wrapping wire
fasteners around or through parts and twisting ends
together. Position tags to be out of the way during
cleaning, inspection, and repair. Mark tags with a
pencil, pen, or maker.
b. Identify and tag parts as required by name and in-
5-8. APPLICATION OF ADHESIVES.
General. Loctite adhesive must be applied to all
tamper fasteners except self-tapping screws.