4-5. COMPRESSOR PISTONS AND CONNECTING RODS - Continued.
(1) Clean all build up of oil and debris from all parts using a clean, soft cloth (item 3, Appendix E).
DO NOT breathe cleaning solvent vapors for long periods of time or use solvent
near open flames. To avoid illness, explosion, or fire, only use solvent in well
ventilated areas away from open flames.
(2) Clean all metal parts with a clean, soft cloth (item 3, Appendix E) or medium bristle brush (item 4, Appendix
(3) Allow all parts to dry.
(1) Examine connecting rods and rod caps for cracks, chips, or burned surfaces. Replace rods if damaged in any
(2) Inspect connecting rod bushings for burned surfaces or scoring. Replace rod if bushing is damaged in any
(3) Check both pistons for cracked, scored, or burned surfaces. Replace pistons if damaged in any way.
(4) Check all hardware and threaded parts for stripped threads. Replace any part having stripped threads.
(5) Dimensionally inspect items listed in Table 4-2 for conformance to the dimensions indicated.
Repair of pistons and connecting rods is limited to replacement of defective parts.