4-29. TIE-ROD REPLACEMENT (Cont).
CLEANING AND lNSPECTlON
l Dry cIeanlng solvent, P-D-680, iS toxic and flammable. Always wear protective
goggles end gloves, end use only in a well-ventilated area. Avoid contact with akin,
eyes, and clothes, and DO NOT breathe vapors DO NOT use near open flame or
excessive heat. The solvents flash point is 100°F-138°F (38°C-60°C). If you
become dizzy while using cleaning solvent, immediately get fresh alr and medical
help. If solvent contacts eyes, Immediately wash your eyes and get medical aid.
l Compressed air used for cleaning or drylng purposes, or for clearing restrictions,
should never exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). Wear protective clothlng (goggles/shield,
gloves, etc.) and use caution to avoid injury to personnel.
Clean all metal components with dry cleaning solvent. Dry with compressed air..
Inspect tie-rods for bends, cracks, and damaged threads. Replace tie-rods if bent, cracked, or if threads are
Inspect tie-rod ends for cracks, excessive looseness or play, wear, and damaged threads. Replace tie-rod ends
if cracked, excessively loose, worn, or threads are damaged.
Inspect rubber boots for damage and deterioration. Replace rubber boots If damaged or deteriorated.