Compressor Protector Cleaning
K i t , T o o l N o . 6 7 9 8 8 6
2-5. Compressor Rinsing to Remove Salt Water Contamination
Allow the engine to cool for a
minimum of 45 minutes prior to
spraying the compressor.
Mandatory cooling period is
required to prevent warpage to
internal engine components.
The compressor shall be rinsed if operated
within 200 miles of volcanic activity or
operated within ten miles of salt water.
Rinsing shall be according to the following
procedure as soon as practical after shutdown
following the last flight of the day.
Compressor Protector Cleaning Kit, Tool No.
1. Bleed Valve
2. Anti-Icing Valve
Do not exceed 10% N1 motoring
speed during the cleaning and
rinsing cycles to prevent possible
blade damage and assure
adequate rinse/cleaning at the
base of the blades. Do not inJect
a solid stream of fluid into the
compressor. Damage to
compressor could occur.
Block bleed valve in
closed position using the
cleaning kit as shown in
paragraph 2-4, it is not
necessary to remove any
Insure that anti-icing
valve is in the closed