Service Instruction No. 1340 A

Piston Pin Identification

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Supersedes Service Instruction No. 1340

May 25, 2006

MODELS AFFECTED

All Lycoming aircraft engines except the following: O-235, O-290, O-435-A, GO-435-C2, VO-435, TVO-435.

TIME OF COMPLIANCE

At anytime heavy wall piston pins are selected for use.

Heavy wall piston pin P/N LW-14078 supersedes heavy wall piston pin P/N LW-14077 and thin wall piston pins P/N 69650, P/N LW-13444, P/N LW-12383 and P/N LW-13446. The superseded pins are no longer used in engines manufactured, rebuilt, overhauled or repaired by Lycoming. The superseded heavy wall piston pin P/N LW-14077 may be reused in field overhauled or repaired engines. The superseded thin wall piston pins P/N 69650, P/N LW-13444, P/N LW-12383 and P/N LW-13446 may not be reused in engines that have been either field overhauled or repaired.

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