ENGINE HATCH COVER, HINGES, AND SUPPORT BRACE MAINTENANCE (Contd)
Both engine hatch covers, hangers, and support braces are replaced
the same way. This procedure covers the replacement of one engine
hatch cover, two hinges and one support brace
Remove four cotter pins (5) from two hinge pins (6). Discard cotter pins (5).
Remove hook (15) from hole (14) in engine hatch cover (12).
Assistant will help with steps 3 and 4.
Remove support brace (23) from slot (13) in engine hatch cover (12).
Remove two hinge pins (6), four washers (7), and engine hatch cover (12) from hull (26).
Remove four locknuts (1), eight washers (2), four screws (4), and two hinges (3) from engine hatch
cover (12). Discard locknuts (1).
Remove eight locknuts (11), sixteen washers (9), eight screws (8), and two hinges (10) from hull (26).
Discard locknuts (11).
Remove locknut (21), washer (22), screw (16), and chain (17) from support brace (23). Discard
Remove locknut (19), washer (18), spacer nut (20), washer (18), screw (24), and support brace (23) from
hull (26). Discard locknut (19).
Perform step 9 for starboard side engine hatch cover.
Remove five locknuts (29), ten washers (28), five screws (27), and hatch channel (25) from engine
hatch cover (12). Discard locknuts (29).
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
Skysol 100 solvent is combustible; DO NOT use or store near
heat, sparks, flame, or other ignition sources. Use mechanical
ventilation whenever product is used in a confined space, heated
above ambient temperatures, or agitated. Keep container sealed
when not in use.
Contact with Skysol 100 may cause skin irritation. Use chemical-
resistant gloves. In case of skin contact, remove any contaminated
clothing and wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. Wash
contaminated clothing before reuse. Eye contact may cause
irritation, tearing, or blurring of vision. Use face shield or goggles
when eye contact may occur. In case of eye contact, flush eyes with
large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes or until irritation
subsides. Inhalation may cause irritation to upper respiratory
passages. DO NOT have food or drink in the vicinity. Failure to
comply may result in injury to personnel.
Inspect seal (30) for damage. Replace seal (30) if damaged.
If replacing seal (30) remove excess gasket material with Skysol 100 and dry with cloth.