5-33. STOWAGE COMPARTMENT BOX DOOR MAINTENANCE (M447, M447C, AND
This Task Covers:
Cleaning, Inspection, and Repair
l Dry cleaning solvent (Item 14, Appendix E)
l General mechanics tool kit
l Two cotter pins
l Twenty-four rivets
Personnel Required: Two
Open stowage compartment box door (4).
Remove 12 rivets and remove stowage compartment box door (4) from stowage compartment box. Discard
Remove two cotter pins (6) and upper and lower lock-release levers (7 and 13) from rim latch sets (8). Discard
Remove 12 screws (12), case assembly (14), and two rim latch sets (8) from stowage compartment box door (4).
Remove six rivets (10) and two rivets (11) and remove door handle assembly (9). Discard rivets.
CLEANING, INSPECTION, AND REPAIR
Dry cleaning solvent, P-D-680, is toxic and flammable. Always wear protective goggles
and gloves, and use only in a well-ventilated area. Avoid contact with skin, 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-59°C). If you become dizzy while
using cleaning solvent, immediately get fresh air and medical help. If solvent contacts
eyes, immediately wash your eyes-and get medical aid.
Clean all parts with dry cleaning solvent and dry thoroughly.
Inspect case assembly and two rim latch sets for ease of operation.
Inspect lock-release levers for cracks, bends, or breaks. Straighten any minor bends.
Inspect door for cracks, bends, dents, or tears.
Inspect door seals (2) and retainers (1 and 5) for cracks, rips, or tears. If defective,
necessary, and replace defective parts.
drill out rivets (3) as
Inspect door hinge (16) for cracks, bends, or breaks. If defective, drill out 12 rivets (15), and remove hinge,
gasket (18), and rubber strip (17). Replace defective parts as necessary.