4-16. HOSE BODY - Continued
4-16 2 Gas Cylinder
This task covers
Tool Kit, Master Mechanic,
Main Engine Shutdown (see para. 2-10)
777-7741 Gas Cylinder
Remove the locknuts (1) that retain the
gas cylinder (2) to the gas cylinder
stiffener (3) and the gas cylinder bracket
(4) Discard the locknuts.
While supporting the door, pull gas
cylinder ball studs out of the box and door
Remove the second gas cylinder similarly
to steps 1 and 2 preceding.
compressed, then release. The gas
cylinder should expand by itself to the
fully expanded position. Replace the gas
cylinder if it does not extend to at least 18
in. (400 mm).
Check ball studs on each end of the gas
cylinder for looseness.
Check condition of gas cylinder rod. If
pitted, replace gas cylinder.
Check condition of gas cylinder seal. If
worn or cracked, replace gas cylinder.
Ensure gas cylinder brackets are secure
on the compartment door. Report loose
gas cylinder brackets to Direct Support
Level for rivet replacement.