ROD END REPLACEMENT (Sheet 1 of 1)
TOOLS: 9/16 in. open end wrench (2 required)
Pencil (Item 71, Appendix D)
Paper (Item 72, Appendix D)
Using ruler, measure from beginning of threads on rod (A) to center of hole in rod end
(B). Write down this measurement.
Using pencil and paper, note whether rod end (B) is parallel or perpendicular to hull
Holding rod end (B) with 9/16 inch wrench, use 9/16 inch wrench to loosen nut (C).
Using 9/16 inch wrench,
Using 9/16 inch wrench, install rod end (B) on rod (A) in original position, either parallel
or perpendicular to hull floor. Turn rod end (B) onto rod (A) until the measurement taken
during removal is obtained.
Using two 9/16 inch wrenches, tighten nut (C) to rod end (B).
End of Task