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MAINTENANCE MANUAL

TURBOPROP GAS TURBINE ENGINE
Model(s) PT6A-6 SERIES AND -20 SERIES ENGINES
Manual Part No. 3015442 4 July 1973
The contents of this manual have been examined and found acceptable to the Minister in meeting the requirements of an Engine Maintenance Manual for the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-6 Series and PT6A-20 Series engine models, as required by the Canadian Airworthiness Manual, Chapter 533.4 ‘‘Instructions for Continued Airworthiness’’.

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Jun 01/89
© 1973 Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. PRINTED IN CANADA

PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA
MAINTENANCE MANUAL MANUAL PART NO. 3015442

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ca (450) 468-7688 Customer Feedback Sheets are contained with new manuals and each subsequent revision. Remove and destroy superseded pages. HIGHLIGHTS Page 1 Jan 05/2007 . To ensure that you do not inadvertently discard pages that should be retained. Marie-Victorin Longueuil. 450-677-9411 January 16.asp. 29 to the Record of Revisions. Any discrepancies. problems or suggestions regarding this revision should be forwarded in writing using the Pratt & Whitney Canada Customer Feedback Sheet (RSVP). Pages supplied with the new date but no visible change may contain coding changes transparent to the user and should be inserted as part of the revision. 3015442.Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. 1000 Marie-Victorin Longueuil. Québec Canada J4G 1A1 Attention: Email: Fax: Manager. SUBJECT: Revision No. 29. 29 pages into your copy of the PT6A-6/-6A/-6B/-20/-20A/-20B Maintenance Manual. All succeeding Advance Revisions must be retained until incorporated. Québec. and directed to: Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. dated Jan 05/2007 Please insert the attached Revision No. 1000. the manual should be updated in accordance with the Lists of Effective Pages.pwc. The intent of Advance Revision AR-67 has been incorporated at this revision. Technical Publications (05MS1) publications@pwc. Manual Part No. Canada J4G 1A1 Tél.ca/en/3_0/3_0_6/3_0_6_5_7. 2007 REVISION TRANSMITTAL SHEET TO: Holders of the Pratt & Whitney Canada Maintenance Manual for PT6A-6/-6A/-6B/-20/-20A/-20B Engines. Extreme care should be exercised in updating your copy of the manual. Please add Revision No. You may also submit your feedback via our on-line RSVP form available at: www.

Engine stand PWC51140 obsoleted and replaced with PWC70907 (PT402R2).Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. Part 3 Section 3 Part 4 Section 1 General Incorporated AR 67. Deleted reference to geographic locations for ordering tooling (RSVP 21839). PT6A-6/-6A/-6B/-20/-20A/-20B MAINTENANCE MANUAL REVISION NO. Engine stand PWC51140 obsoleted and replaced by PWC70907 (TSB PT402R2). 29 HIGHLIGHTS Location Advance Revision Index Part 3 Section 1 Description of Change Advance Revision Index Updated TR list. General Revised tool supplier’s address information. Deleted reference to geographical locations for ordering tooling (RSVP 21839). HIGHLIGHTS Page 2 Jan 05/2007 . General Revised supplier’s address information.

3015442 RECORD OF REVISIONS REV NO. ISSUE DATE DATE INSERTED BY RECORD OF REVISIONS Jul 04/73 . 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 ISSUE DATE Nov 15/73 Jun 02/75 Oct 04/76 May 09/77 Mar 15/78 Jun 12/79 Feb 01/80 Sep 18/81 Feb 14/83 Oct 08/85 Sep 30/86 Apr 11/88 Jun 01/89 May 01/91 Jun 01/91 May 15/92 May 15/93 Nov 15/93 Feb 27/98 Feb 12/99 Feb 01/2002 Aug 16/2002 Jun 06/2003 Apr 02/2004 Aug 27/2004 Nov 26/2004 Jun 10/2005 Dec 02/2005 Jan 05/2007 DATE INSERTED BY P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC P&WC REV NO.PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA MAINTENANCE MANUAL MANUAL PART NO.

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PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA MAINTENANCE MANUAL MANUAL PART NO. 3015442 LIST OF EFFECTIVE PAGES PART SECTION Title Page PAGE DATE Jun 01/89 Jul 04/73 Jul 04/73 Jan 05/2007 Jan 05/2007 Feb 01/2002 Feb 01/2002 Jan 05/2007 Jan 05/2007 Record of Revisions Record of Advance Revisions LEP 1 2 blank 1 2 1 2 blank Part/Section List Advance Revision Index Service Bulletin List 1 2 3 4 5 6 Apr 02/2004 Apr 02/2004 Apr 02/2004 Apr 02/2004 Apr 02/2004 Apr 02/2004 FRONT MATTER LEP Page 1/2 Jan 05/2007 .

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PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA MAINTENANCE MANUAL MANUAL PART NO. 3015442 PART/SECTION LIST PART/SECTION AIRWORTHINESS LIMITATIONS 1 1-1 1-2 1-3 1-4 1-5 1-6 1-7 1-8 1-9 1-10 1-11 1-12 1-13 2 2-1 2-2 2-3 2-4 2-5 2-6 2-7 2-8 TITLE Airworthiness Limitations GENERAL INFORMATION AND DESCRIPTION Introduction Leading Particulars and Specifications General Information Detailed Information Air Systems Lubrication System Ignition System Fuel System Engine Controls and Instrumentation Propeller Non-reversing Installation (PT6A-6 Engines) Propeller Non-reversing Installation (PT6A-6A Engines) Propeller Non-reversing Installation (PT6A-6B and PT6A-20 Engines) Propeller Non-reversing Installation (PT6A-20A and -20B Engines) GENERAL PROCEDURES Engine Oil System Servicing Preparation for Service or Storage Cleaning Standard Practices Torque Recommendations Testing Troubleshooting Consumable Materials PART/SECT LIST Page 1 Feb 01/2002 .

PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA MAINTENANCE MANUAL MANUAL PART NO. 3015442 PART/SECTION 3 3-1 3-2 3-3 4 4-1 4-2 4-3 4-4 4-5 TITLE LINE MAINTENANCE Special Tools Removal and Installation Inspection HEAVY MAINTENANCE Special Tools Removal and Installation Inspection Repair Special Limits and Torque Recommendations PART/SECT LIST Page 2 Feb 01/2002 .

dated 1 February 1980. page 64 Part 3. 5. 29 dated 05 January 2007. Section 2. page 16 Part 3. Incorporated at Revision No. 19. Incorporated at Revision No. dated 12 January 1979. 1 thru 3 4 thru 26 27 thru 35 38 39 thru 42 43 44 Filed Adjacent to A. dated 15 November 1993. Incorporated at Revision No. dated 15 March 1978. 7. 2. 18. Incorporated at Revision No.PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA MAINTENANCE MANUAL MANUAL PART NO. Section 3. 23. dated 30 September 1986.R. Incorporated at Revision No. 23. dated 14 February 1983. 10. 45. Incorporated at Revision No. 23. (AR51 cancelled AR50. 4. 46 47 48 thru 52 53 thru 56 57 thru 63 64 65 66 67 Part 2. Incorporated at Revision No. dated 06 June 2003. (AR 36 and 37 replaced by AR 45 and 46. Section 2. dated 9 May 1977.) Incorporated at Revision No. Incorporated at Revision No. dated 4 October 1976 . Incorporated at Revision No. Incorporated at Revision No. Status Incorporated at Revision No. Incorporated at Revision No. AR LIST Page 1/2 Jan 05/2007 . 11. 3015442 ADVANCE REVISION INDEX A. page 73 All succeeding Advance Revisions must be retained in your printed manual until directed otherwise by subsequent revision activity. 9. 3. Section 2. dated 06 June 2003. dated 8 October 1985. dated 27 February 1998. Incorporated at Revision No. dated 15 November 1973. page 66 Part 3. 6.) Incorporated at Revision No. No. 1. dated 2 June 1975 .R. dated 06 June 2003. Incorporated at Revision No.

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Orig.PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA MAINTENANCE MANUAL MANUAL PART NO. 23 23 28 1 Orig. use ordering number 3020771. effective bulletins give the date incorporated in the manual. New and recently revised SBs have the prefix PT6A. 1 2 Orig.. Orig. Orig. 72-1001 72-1002 72-1003 72-1024 72-1038 72-1040 72-1043 72-1045 72-1046 72-1047 72-1056 72-1061 72-1067 72-1069 72-1071 72-1073 72-1078 72-1083 72-1088 72-1094 72-1095 72-1096 72-1102 72-1103 72-1104 Effect/Date Incorporated See NOTE See NOTE See NOTE Feb 01/80 Jul 04/73 Nov 15/73 Jul 04/73 Jul 04/73 Jul 04/73 Nov 15/73 Feb 01/80 Jul 04/73 Jul 04/73 Jul 04/73 No Effect Oct 04/76 Jul 04/73 No Effect Nov 15/73 Jul 04/73 Jul 04/73 No Effect Jul 04/73 Jul 04/73 Jul 04/73 P&WC SB No. For a current set of PT6A-6 Series engine Service Bulletins only. 1 Orig. Orig. Orig. etc. Orig. and are concurrent with incorporation of engine modifications. 1 Orig.Superseded by SB1112 Cancelled . engine planned maintenance.Superseded by SB1155 SB LIST Page 1 Apr 02/2004 . 2 1 Engine Model Applicability PT6A-6/-6A/-6B/-20/-20A/-20B PT6A-6/-6A/-6B/-20/-20A/-20B PT6A-6/-6A/-6B Cancelled . The incorporation of Service Bulletins on the engine is recorded in the engine log book and related documents. No. fuels. Orig. 3015442 SERVICE BULLETIN LIST This list identifies all Service Bulletins (SB’s) for the PT6A-6 Series and PT6A-20 Series engine models. NOTE: The noted Service Bulletins are being continually revised to reflect P&WC recommendations for oil. 3026521 in lieu of a specific model identifier. 1001 1002 1003 1024 1038 1040 1043 1045 1046 1047 1056 1061 1067 1069 1071 1073 1078 1083 1088 1094 1095 1096 1102 1103 1104 Rev. 2 Orig.Superseded by SB1255 Cancelled . use ordering number 3020772. For a current set of PT6A-20 Series engine Service Bulletins only. Orig. Bulletins considered to have no effect on manual have the words ‘‘No Effect’’ added. Orig. ATA SB No. All early PT6A-6 and PT6A-20 Series (Engine Model Group #01) engine ATA 72-Series Service Bulletins are prefixed with Part No.

2 4 Orig. Orig. 3 3 1 Engine Model Applicability Effect/Date Incorporated No Effect No Effect No Effect Jul 04/73 No Effect Jan 12/79 No Effect Nov 15/73 Jul 04/73 Jul 04/73 No Effect Jul 04/73 No Effect No Effect No Effect Jul 04/73 Oct 08/85 No Effect Jul 04/73 No Effect No Effect Nov 15/73 Jan 12/79 Oct 08/85 No Effect Oct 08/85 Jul 04/73 No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect Jul 04/73 No Effect Oct 04/76 Oct 04/76 Oct 04/76 No Effect No Effect Mar 15/78 Never Issued Cancelled .Superseded by SB1287 Cancelled . 3015442 P&WC SB No. Orig. Orig. 3 Orig. Orig. 3 Orig. 1 Orig. Orig. Orig.Superseded by SB1103 SB LIST Page 2 Apr 02/2004 . Orig. No. Orig. 1 3 Orig. 1 Orig. 1 Orig. Orig. 1105 1109 1111 1112 1114 1118 1124 1127 1134 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1155 1156 1157 1165 1166 1167 1168 1171 1173 1174 1176 1177 1179 1180 1181 1182 1183 1185 1188 1191 1194 ATA SB No. Orig. Orig. Orig. 1 1 Orig.PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA MAINTENANCE MANUAL MANUAL PART NO. Orig. 4 1 Orig. Orig. 1 1 Orig. 72-1105 72-1109 72-1111 72-1112 72-1114 72-1118 72-1124 72-1127 72-1134 72-1137 72-1138 72-1139 72-1140 72-1141 72-1142 72-1143 72-1144 72-1146 72-1147 72-1148 72-1149 72-1150 72-1151 72-1155 72-1156 72-1157 72-1165 72-1166 72-1167 72-1168 72-1171 72-1173 72-1174 72-1176 72-1177 72-1179 72-1180 72-1181 72-1182 72-1183 72-1185 72-1188 72-1191 72-1194 Rev. 1 Orig.

Orig. No. 3 20 3 3 5 2 Orig. 4 3 4 2 2 2 Orig. 2 1 2 2 3 4 3 Orig. 6 2 1 3 2 2 2 1 2 Orig.Superseded by SB1234 PT6A-6/-6A/-6B/-20/-20A/-20B Cancelled SB LIST Page 3 Apr 02/2004 . Orig. Orig. 2 1 Orig. 1 3 2 Engine Model Applicability Effect/Date Incorporated No Effect Sep 18/81 No Effect No Effect Jun 02/75 No Effect Mar 15/78 Oct 08/85 No Effect Jan 12/79 Oct 04/76 No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect Mar 15/78 No Effect No Effect No Effect Oct 04/76 No Effect No Effect No Effect See NOTE Sep 18/81 Sep 18/81 Feb 14/83 No Effect May 09/77 No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect Sep 18/81 No Effect Cancelled .PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA MAINTENANCE MANUAL MANUAL PART NO. 3015442 P&WC SB No. 1 2 Orig. 1195 1198 1200 1203 1206 1207 1210 1212 1213 1217 1218 1221 1223 1224 1226 1227 1228 1232 1233 1234 1236 1239 1240 1244 1245 1246 1247 1248 1249 1254 1255 1257 1258 1261 1262 1263 1267 1268 1270 1272 1273 1275 1276 1277 ATA SB No. 72-1195 72-1198 72-1200 72-1203 72-1206 72-1207 72-1210 72-1212 72-1213 72-1217 72-1218 72-1221 72-1223 72-1224 72-1226 72-1227 72-1228 72-1232 72-1233 72-1234 72-1236 72-1239 72-1240 72-1244 72-1245 72-1246 72-1247 72-1248 72-1249 72-1254 72-1255 72-1257 72-1258 72-1261 72-1262 72-1263 72-1267 72-1268 72-1270 72-1272 72-1273 72-1275 72-1276 72-1277 Rev.

3015442 P&WC SB No. 1 3 Orig. 1 1 3 2 Orig. 3 3 2 3 3 1 6 2 Orig. 1 Orig. 1 2 Engine Model Applicability Effect/Date Incorporated No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect Sep 30/86 No Effect No Effect No Effect Feb 14/83 No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect Sep 30/86 No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect Jun 01/89 No Effect No Effect No Effect Apr 11/88 Sep 30/86 No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect Sep 30/86 No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect Cancelled SB LIST Page 4 Apr 02/2004 . 2 2 3 2 Orig. Orig. 1 Orig.PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA MAINTENANCE MANUAL MANUAL PART NO. 2 1 2 1 1 1 Orig. No. 3 2 7 1 1 Orig. Orig. 1281 1285 1287 1293 1294 1297 1299 1300 1316 1318 1321 1322 1323 1324 1328 1331 1332 1338 1339 1354 1357 1359 1361 1367 1377 1379 1381 1386 1389 1390 1391 1395 1397 1398 1404 1409 1413 1414 1415 1416 1417 1419 1423 1427 ATA SB No. 72-1281 72-1285 72-1287 72-1293 72-1294 72-1297 72-1299 72-1300 72-1316 72-1318 72-1321 72-1322 72-1323 72-1324 72-1328 72-1331 72-1332 72-1338 72-1339 72-1354 72-1357 72-1359 72-1361 72-1367 72-1377 72-1379 72-1381 72-1386 72-1389 72-1390 72-1391 72-1395 72-1397 72-1398 72-1404 72-1409 72-1413 72-1414 72-1415 72-1416 72-1417 72-1419 72-1423 72-1427 Rev. Orig.

Orig. 1 1 1 Orig. Orig. 3015442 P&WC SB No. 2 4 1 2 2 2 1 1 Orig. No. 2 Orig. Orig. 1 Orig. Orig. Orig. 2 Orig. Orig. Orig. Orig. Orig. Orig. 3 Orig. 1 Orig. Orig. 3 2 2 Engine Model Applicability Effect/Date Incorporated No Effect No Effect No Effect Jun 01/89 No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect Feb 27/98 No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect SB LIST Page 5 Apr 02/2004 . Orig. Orig.PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA MAINTENANCE MANUAL MANUAL PART NO. Orig. 72-1429 72-1430 72-1431 72-1439 72-1441 72-1447 72-1457 72-1465 72-1465 72-1470 72-1474 72-1476 72-1478 72-1479 72-1481 72-1484 72-1485 72-1486 72-1487 72-1488 72-1489 72-1490 72-1492 72-1493 72-1498 72-1501 72-1503 72-1506 72-1508 72-1509 72-1518 72-1522 72-1524 72-1527 72-1534 72-1541 72-1544 72-1553 72-1554 72-1561 72-1563 72-1564 72-1567 72-1568 Rev. 1429 1430 1431 1439 1441 1447 1457 1465 1466 1470 1474 1476 1478 1479 1481 1484 1485 1486 1487 1488 1489 1490 1492 1493 1498 1501 1503 1506 1508 1509 1518 1522 1524 1527 1534 1541 1544 1553 1554 1561 1563 1564 1567 1568 ATA SB No. 1 Orig. 1 Orig.

Engine Model Applicability Effect/Date Incorporated No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect No Effect See NOTE PT6A-20/-20A/-20B SB LIST Page 6 Apr 02/2004 . 2 1 Orig.PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA MAINTENANCE MANUAL MANUAL PART NO. No. 1 Orig. 1571 1578 1587 1597 1598 1599 1606 1610 1614 1803 ATA SB No. Orig. Orig. 2 Orig. Orig. 72-1571 72-1578 72-1587 72-1597 72-1598 72-1599 72-1606 72-1610 72-1614 72-1803 Rev. 3015442 P&WC SB No.

3015442 TABLE OF CONTENTS SUBJECT TITLE PAGE REVISION HIGHLIGHTS RECORD OF REVISIONS RECORD OF ADVANCE REVISIONS PART/SECTION LIST ADVANCE REVISION INDEX SERVICE BULLETIN LIST PAGE FRONT CONTENTS Page 1/2 Jan 05/2007 .PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA MAINTENANCE MANUAL MANUAL PART NO.