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Figure 4-28. Pilot house engine control, hull number 8540 thru 8560 and 8580 thru 8618.
are of nylon and require no lubrication.
4-34. Pilot House Engine Control System (Hull
Number 4500 thru 85'19)
(2)  The engine control unit (in engine room)
a. General. Hull numbers 8500 thru 8519 are
should be lubricated once a year in normal service. A
equipped with a model MD engine control system which
grease fitting is provided. The exposed chain should be
consists of a pilot house control head, terminal blocks,
painted with grease twice a year. No other maintenance
elbows, engine control unit, conduit, and cable as shown
is required.
in figure 4-29. The twin engine control is designed to
allow the operator to control both propulsion units with
one hand. Clutch action occurs in the first 30 of the
4-35. Pilot House Engine Control System (Hull
Numbers 8520 thru 8539)
travel each side of neutral, while the remaining 600 of
a. General. Hull numbers 8520 thru 8569 have a
travel provides governor control from idle-to-full ahead or
separate model MK control system for each propulsion
astern. Separate neutral throttle controls and separate
unit. Each control system consists of a pilot house control
stop controls for each engine are located on the pilot
head and two push-,pull cables. One cable is for shift
house control panel.
control and the other for throttle control. The control head
lever operates both cables in proper sequence as shown
b. Maintenance.
in figure 4-30. A neutral throttle lever is provided on each
(1)  Bearings in the pilot house control head and
control head. If control from the engine room is
cable elbows have sealed ball bearings and re lubricated
necessary, the cables can be disconnected by using the
for life. Terminal block sheaves
quick disconnects shown in figure 4-31.
4-33


 


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