TM 55-1680-320-23 & P
Section V. MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
2-11. RESCUE HOIST - INSPECT
This task covers: Inspection
67N, UHl Helicopter Repairer
Hoist installed in helicopter
67T, UH60 Helicopter Repairer
or assembly stand
Equipment Condition Para:
Tools and Test Equipment:
Avionic Cleaning and Corrosion Prevention/Control
All rescue hoist parts shall be visually inspected for defects or damage. Parts which are designated for
replacement at each overhaul need not be inspected. If such parts show obvious damage, a note shall be
made to inspect mating or adjacent parts during component disassembly.
Normally, detailed inspection of individual parts should not be attempted until parts have been disassembled
and cleaned (refer to appropriate maintenance task). However, some evidences of exersise wear or malfunction
can best be observed during disassembly, when mating or adjacent parts are next to each other. If a part
is seen to be galled, scored pitted, or worn, visually inspect mating surfaces of adjacent parts for possible
cause of damage.
Refer to table 2-3 for inspection definitions and criteria
Inspect all parts for nicks, cracks, scratches and dents. Inspect for burrs and scoring on component surfaces.
Inspect for corrosion in accordance with TM 55-1500-343-23. Inspect for pitting in metal surfaces and evidence of
Inspect all painted and plated surfaces for blisters or flaking. Plating must be continuous.
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