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250-C20R SERIES OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

IGNITION SYSTEMMAINTENANCE PRACTICES


1.

General
NOTE:

A.

B.

The Model 250C20R/1 series engines contain either a large compressor scroll or a reduced
scroll. A Model 250C20R/1 engine assembly containing a large compressor scroll (single
port customer bleed) is identified as P/N 23034148. A 250C20R/1 engine assembly containing a reduced scroll (dual port customer bleed) is identified as P/N 23038200. For
illustration purposes, the reduced scroll engine configuration P/N 23038200 will be referred to
as 250C20R/1(RS) throughout this manual.

Maintenance of the ignition system includes:


(1)

Replacing, cleaning and inspecting the spark igniter.

(2)

Replacing and inspecting the ignition exciter and spark igniter lead.

(3)

Making an ignition check.

(4)

Replacement of the start counter or the alternate of disconnecting it and manually tracking
and recording starts.

Ignition System Check


CAUTION:

TURN THE LEAD NUT AND NOT THE SPARK IGNITER WHEN ASSEMBLING
OR DISASSEMBLING A LEAD AND AN IGNITER WHICH IS NOT INSTALLED ON
THE ENGINE.

(1)

Disconnect the spark igniter lead from the spark igniter.

(2)

Remove the spark igniter. (Refer to para 1., 742001.)

(3)

Attach the spark igniter lead to the spark igniter.

(4)

Apply 28 volts dc across the ignition exciter. Observe or listen for spark.

WARNING: TO PREVENT ELECTRICAL SHOCK DURING INSTALLATION OF THE SPARK


IGNITER AND THE LEAD, ALLOW FIVE MINUTES FOR ELECTRICAL DISSIPATION FOLLOWING IGNITION OPERATION OR TEST.
(5)

When replacing and/or reinstalling a serviceable spark igniter, apply a light coat of antiseize compound (NS165) to the threads.

(6)

Install spark igniter and spark igniter lead on the engine. Tighten the spark igniter to
150200 lb in. (1723 N.m) and lockwire to the fuel nozzle. Tighten the lead to 7090 lb
in. (7.910.2 N.m).

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