15.18. REPAIR TWO FOOT AUGER AND FENDER EXTENSION- Continued.
CLEAN THREADED FASTENERS.
Thread locking compound solvent can cause eye
damage. Wear safety goggles/glasses when using.
Avoid contact with eyes. If solvent contacts eyes,
flush eyes with water and get immediate medical
Remove set screws from bearing unit. Clean
threads of set screws with thread locking
Wipe set screws dry with cleaning cloth and
install into bearing unit.
Clean threads of all hex head cap screws with
thread locking compound solvent.
INSPECT AUGER FLIGHTS.
Visually inspect auger flights for cracks and
worn edges. Worn edges can be defined as flat
spots on auger spiral or an out-of-round shape.
Replace auger flights if cracks or wear are
INSPECT BEARING UNITS.
Spin bearing unit by hand.
If bearing unit does not spin freely, or if radial
free play is detected, replace bearing unit.
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