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PW4000 100-inch AIRBUS

OPEN COWL VISUAL INSPECTION


For the prevention of Delays & Cancellations and IFSD’s

September 2000 FOR REFERENCE ONLY


PW4000-100 AIRBUS OPEN COWL INSPECTION
FOR THE PREVENTION OF DELAYS & CANCELLATIONS and IFSD’s

The information and instructions in this booklet are prepared for general information
purposes only. The data contained herein shall not be considered in any way as
replacing or superceding the information contained in the PW4000 Turbofan Engine
Manual or Airbus A330 Maintenance Manual.

Prepared by:

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Pratt & Whitney Customer Training

© COPYRIGHT 2000
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
PW4000 OPEN COWL INSPECTION GUIDE

SUBJECT MATTER:
This reference guide covers the external visual inspection of the PW4000 series engine,
including external components.

INTENDED FOR:
This reference guide is intended for maintenance personnel who are responsible for
visual inspections of the PW4000 engine. It is intended to be used in conjunction with
classroom instruction and as a stand alone learning resource during the PW4000 System
Familiarization course or the PW4000 Line and Base Maintenance training course.
PW4000-100 AIRBUS OPEN COWL VISUAL INSPECTION CHECK LIST
LEFT SIDE
1. Inlet Area (CHECK): 8. Fuel/Oil Cooler & Bypass Valve Area (CHECK):
a. Inlet cowl for damage (including missing sealant) and evidence of birdstrike. a. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.
b. Fan blades for damage. b. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness.
c. P2/T2 probe for damage or debris. c. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition.
d. Fan rub strip for heavy wear. d. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.
e. Outer barrel for damage (including chipping paint on leading edge).
9. Front Hydraulic Pump / PMA / Main Oil Filter Cover Area (CHECK):
2. Fan Cowl / Thrust Reverser Actuation Area – Left (CHECK): a. Main gearbox chip detector for proper installation and leakage.
a. Forward/aft fan cowl door for leading edge delamination/chipping paint. b. Oil filter cover for leakage.
b. For open lock levers. c. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.
c. For evidence of Skydrol leaks. d. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness.
d. All connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness. e. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition.
e. Area harness clamps for chafing and general condition. f. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.
f. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.
10. Oil Tank / HP Valve Area (CHECK):
3. Thrust Reverser Area – Left (CHECK): a. Oil quantity transmitter connector and other connectors for coupling nut and backshell
a. For thrust reverser firecoat/fireblanket damage. tightness.
b. For evidence of thrust reverser interference.. b. Oil tank cap and O-ring for damage.
c. For transcowl screen delamination. c. Oil level (per AMM section 12-13-79).
d. For damage to transcowl or blocker doors. d. Master chip detector for proper installation and leakage.
e. For upper and lower transcowl fairing cracks. e. T3 temperature probe for looseness, cracking or broken lugs.
f. Area for evidence of oil leakage.
4. EEC / Engine Relay Unit (ERU) / Lower Birfurcation Conduit Area (CHECK): g. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition.
a. EEC pressure sense line fittings for tightness. h. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.
b. ERU mounts for looseness or fractures.
c. All connectors and EEC Programming Plug for coupling nut and backshell tightness. 11. IDG / Oil Pump Area (CHECK):
d. Area harness clamps for chafing and general condition. a. Pump chip detectors for proper installation and leakage.
e. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts. b. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.
c. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness.
5. Fan Bypass Exit Area – Left (CHECK): d. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition.
a. Area for damage (fan blades, fan exit guide vanes and struts). e. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

6. (2.5) Bleed Actuator Area (CHECK): 12. HPT / LPT Case Area – Left (CHECK):
a. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage. a. Cooling manifolds for cracking.
b. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness. b. Area for evidence of oil leakage.
c. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition. c. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness.
d. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts. d. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition.
e. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.
7. (2.9) Bleed Solenoid / TVBC Air/Anti-Ice Valve Solenoid / (2.9) Stability Bleed Valve Area
(CHECK): 13. Exhaust Case Area – Left (CHECK):
a. Temperature probe connections for looseness, cracking or broken lugs on the 2.9 stability a. EGT probe connections for looseness, cracking and broken lugs.
bleed valve. b. No.4 bearing scavenge tube for evidence of clamp migration, chafing or oil leakage.
b. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage. c. P4.95 system B-nuts for tightness.
c. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness. d. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition.
d. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition. e. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.
e. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.
14. Exhaust Area (CHECK):
a. Turbine blades for damage.
b. Area for evidence of oil leakage.
PW4000-100 AIRBUS OPEN COWL VISUAL INSPECTION CHECK LIST

RIGHT SIDE
15. Exhaust Case Area – Right (CHECK): 22. VSV Actuator / FMU / Fuel Pump / Upper Bifurcation Conduit Area (CHECK):
a. EGT probe connections for looseness, cracking or broken lugs. a. Fuel filter cover for leakage.
b. P4.95 system B-nuts for tightness. b. Area for evidence of fuel leakage.
c. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition. c. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness.
d. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts. d. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition.
e. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.
16. HPT / LPT Case Area – Right (CHECK):
a. Cooling manifolds for cracking. 23. Fan Bypass Exit Area - Right (CHECK):
b. Cooling valve linkage and arms for security. a. Area for damage (fan blades, fan exit guide vanes and struts).
c. Area for evidence of oil leakage.
d. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition. 24. Thrust Reverser Area – Right (CHECK):
e. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts. a. For thrust reverser firecoat/fireblanket damage.
b. For evidence of thrust reverser interference.
17. Starter / Rear Hydraulic Pump / Igniter Box Area (CHECK): c. For transcowl screen delamination.
a. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage. d. For damage to transcowl or blocker doors.
b. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness. e. For upper and lower transcowl fairing cracks.
c. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition.
d. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts. 25. Fan Cowl / Thrust Reverser Actuation Area – Right (CHECK):
a. Forward/aft fan cowl door for leading edge delamination/chipping paint.
18. TCC Actuator / SVA Bellcrank Area (CHECK): b. For open lock levers.
a. 2.9 start bleed temperature probe connections for looseness, cracking or broken lugs. c. For evidence of Skydrol leaks.
b. VSV system bolts, attaching adjustor rods to unison rings and bellcrank, for signs of wear. d. All connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness.
c. SVA bellcrank for excessive axial or radial movement. e. Area harness clamps for chafing and general condition.
d. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage. f. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.
e. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness.
f. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition.
g. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

19. TVBC Air/Nacelle Cooling Valve / Starter Air Valve Solenoid Area (CHECK):
a. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.
b. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness.
c. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition.
d. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

20. IDG Air/Oil Heat Exchanger Area (CHECK):


a. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.
b. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness.
c. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition.
d. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

21. N1 Sensor Area (CHECK):


a. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.
b. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness.
c. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general condition.
d. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.
1. Inlet Area (CHECK):

a. Inlet cowl for damage (including missing


sealant) and evidence of birdstrike.
b. Fan blades for damage.
c. P2/T2 probe for damage or debris.
d. Fan rub strip for heavy wear.
e. Outer barrel for damage (including chipping
paint on leading edge).

AMM 71-61-00, 71-61-41


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ENGINE LEFT SIDE
Feedback Actuator

Locking Actuator
2. Fan Cowl / Thrust Reverser Actuation
Area - Left (CHECK):

a. Forward/aft fan cowl door for leading edge


delamination/chipping paint.
b. For open lock levers.
c. For evidence of Skydrol® leaks.
d. All connectors for coupling nut and backshell
tightness.
e. Area harness clamps for chafing and general
condition.
f. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

AMM 71-13-00, 78-30-00, 78-31-00


Transcowl Blocker Doors

Transcowl Fairing Thrust Reverser Door


3. Thrust Reverser Area - Left (CHECK):

a. For transcowl screen delamination.


b. For damage to transcowl or blocker doors.
c. For upper and lower transcowl fairing cracks.
d. For thrust reverser firecoat/fireblanket damage.
e. For evidence of thrust reverser interference.

AMM 78-30-00
4. EEC / Engine Relay Unit (ERU) /
Lower Bifurcation Conduit Area (CHECK):

a. EEC pressure sense line fittings for tightness.


b. EEC and ERU mounts for looseness or
fractures.
c. All connectors and EEC Programming Plug
for coupling nut and backshell tightness.
d. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing
and general condition.
e. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

AMM 73-21-00
5. Fan Bypass Exit Area - Left (CHECK):

a. Area for damage (fan blades, fan exit


guide vanes and struts).

AMM 72-33-12
Actuator
6. (2.5) Bleed Actuator Area (CHECK):

a. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.


b. Area connectors for coupling nut and
backshell tightness.
c. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing
and general condition.
d. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

AMM 75-32-00
2.9 Bleed Valve Solenoid

TVBC Air SOV/Anti-Ice Valve Solenoid 2.9 Stability Bleed Valve Probe
7. (2.9) Bleed Solenoid /
TVBC Air/Anti-Ice Valve Solenoid /
(2.9) Stability Bleed Valve Area (CHECK):

a. Temperature probe connections for looseness,


cracking or broken lugs on the 2.9 stability
bleed valve.
b. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.
c. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell
tightness.
d. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and
general condition.
e. Area harnesses for chafing and cuts.

AMM 75-32-00
Fuel/Oil Cooler

Bypass Valve
8. Fuel/Oil Cooler & Bypass Valve Area
(CHECK):

a. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.


b. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell
tightness.
c. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and
general condition.
d. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

AMM 79-00-00
Hydraulic Pump Main Oil Filter

PMA Main Chip Detector


9. Front Hydraulic Pump / PMA / Main Oil Filter /
Upper Bifurcation Area (CHECK):

a. Main gearbox chip detector for proper installation


and leakage.
b. Oil filter cover for leakage.
c. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.
d. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell
tightness.
e. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and
general condition.
f. Area harnesses for chafing and cuts (including
forward hydraulic lines for gouging).

AMM 75-26-16, 79-00-00, 79-22-11


HP Valve T3 Probe

Master Chip Detector

Oil Quantity Transmitter


10. Oil Tank Area / HP Valve Area (CHECK):

a. Oil quantity transmitter connector and other area


connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness.
b. Oil tank cap and O-ring for damage.
c. Oil level.
d. Master chip detector for proper installation and leakage.
e. T3 temperature probe connections for looseness,
cracking or broken lugs.
f. Area for evidence of oil leakage.
g. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general
condition.
h. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

AMM 12-13-79, 79-00-00, 79-22-00


IDG Oil Pump

Chip Detectors
11. IDG / Oil Pump Area (CHECK):

a. Pump chip detectors for proper installation and


leakage.
b. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.
c. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell
tightness.
d. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and
general condition.
e. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

AMM 24-21-00, 79-22-11


12. HPT / LPT Case Area - Left (CHECK):

a. Cooling manifolds for cracking.


b. Area for evidence of oil leakage.
c. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell
tightness.
d. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and
general condition.
e. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

AMM 75-24-00
EGT Probes

No. 4 Brg. Scavenge Tube P4.95 ‘B’ Nut


13. Exhaust Case Area - Left (CHECK):

a. EGT probe connections for looseness, cracking


or broken lugs.
b. No.4 bearing scavenge tube for evidence of
clamp migration, chafing or oil leakage.
c. P4.95 system B-nuts for tightness.
d. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and
general condition.
e. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

AMM 77-13-11, 77-21-11, 79-22-00


14. Exhaust Area (CHECK):

a. Turbine blades for damage.


b. Area for evidence of oil leakage.

AMM 78-11-00
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ENGINE RIGHT SIDE
EGT Probes

P4.95 ‘B’ Nut


15. Exhaust Case Area - Right (CHECK):

a. EGT probe connections for looseness, cracking


or broken lugs.
b. P4.95 system B-nuts for tightness.
c. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and
general condition.
d. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

AMM 77-13-11, 77-21-11


16. HPT/LPT Case Area - Right (CHECK):

a. Cooling manifolds for cracking.


b. Cooling valve linkage and arms for security.
c. Area for evidence of oil leakage.
d. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and
general condition.
e. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

AMM 75-24-00
Hydraulic Pump Igniter Box

Starter
17. Starter / Rear Hydraulic Pump /
Igniter Area (CHECK):

a. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.


b. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell
tightness.
c. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and
general condition.
d. Area harnesses for chafing and cuts.

AMM 74-00-00, 80-11-11


TCC Actuator

SVA Bellcrank
18. TCC Actuator / SVA Bellcrank Area (CHECK):

a. 2.9 start bleed temperature probe connections for looseness,


cracking or broken lugs.
b. VSV system bolts, attaching adjustor rods to unsion rings
and bellcrank, for signs of wear.
c. SVA bellcrank for excessive axial or radial movement.
d. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.
e. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell tightness.
f. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and general
condition.
g. Area harnesses for chafing and cuts.

AMM 75-24-00, 75-31-00


Starter Air Valve Solenoid

TVBC Air/Nacelle
Cooling Valve Solenoid
19. TVBC Air/Nacelle Cooling Valve /
Starter Air Valve Solenoid Area (CHECK):

a. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.


b. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell
tightness.
c. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and
general condition.
d. Area harnesses for chafing and cuts.

AMM 75-25-00
20. IDG Air/Oil Heat Exchanger Area (CHECK):

a. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.


b. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell
tightness.
c. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and
general condition.
d. Area harnesses for chafing and cuts.

AMM 24-21-00
21. N1 Sensor (CHECK):

a. Area for evidence of fuel/oil leakage.


b. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell
tightness.
c. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and
general condition.
d. Area harnesses for chafing and cuts.
VSV Actuator

Fuel Pump FMU


22. VSV Acuator / FMU / Fuel Pump /
Upper Bifurcation Conduit Area (CHECK):

a. Fuel filter cover for leakage.


b. Area for evidence of fuel leakage.
c. Area connectors for coupling nut and backshell
tightness.
d. Area tubes and harness clamps for chafing and
general condition.
e. Area harnesses for chafing and cuts.

AMM 73-00-00, 75-31-00


23. Fan Bypass Area - Right (CHECK):

a. Area for damage (fan blades, fan exit


guide vanes and struts).

AMM 72-32-12
Transcowl Blocker Doors

Transcowl Fairing Thrust Reverser Door


24. Thrust Reverser Area - Right (CHECK):

a. For transcowl screen delamination.


b. For damage to transcowl or blocker doors.
c. For upper and lower transcowl fairing cracks.
d. For thrust reverser firecoat/fireblanket damage.
e. For evidence of thrust reverser interference.

AMM 78-30-00
Feedback Actuator

Directional Control Valve

Locking Actuator
25. Fan Cowl / Thrust Reverser Actuation
Area - Right (CHECK):

a. Forward/aft fan cowl door for leading edge


delamination/chipping paint.
b. For open lock levers.
c. For evidence of Skydrol® leaks.
d. All connectors for coupling nut and backshell
tightness.
e. Area harness clamps for chafing and general
condition.
f. Area harnesses for chafing or cuts.

AMM 71-13-00, 78-30-00, 78-31-00


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