Service Bulletin No. 549

Engine/Crankshaft Inspection

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DATE: March 23, 2001

MODELS AFFECTED

See Attachment I for affected engine/crankshaft serial numbers.

TIME OF COMPLIANCE

Within the next 100 hours of operation but not to exceed 180 days from the date of this Service Bulletin.

Textron Lycoming has identified a potential metallurgical condition on a number of 4-cylinder crankshafts that shipped from the factory May 1, 1997 through April 30, 2000, either installed in –360 series engines or as spare parts. Engines and crankshafts on the attached lists are from the suspect lots. Textron Lycoming requires that these affected engines/crankshafts be inspected.

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Related Publication

Supplement No. 1 to Service Bulletin No. 549

To learn more about Engine and Crankshaft Inspection, refer to the related Service Bulletin.

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