5-7. VARIABLE SPEED MECHANICAL GOVERNOR-MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS (Continued).
7. All parts
Wear eye protection when using compressed air.
Wash all of the governor parts in clean fuel oil and dry
them with compressed air.
Examine the bearings for any indications of corrosion or
pitting. Lubricate each bearing with light engine oil; then,
while holding the bearing inner race from turning, revolve
the outer race slowly by hand and check for rough spots.
Examine the riser thrust bearing for excessive wear, flat
spots, or corrosion.
Examine the weight carrier pins and needle bearings in the
weights for wear.
Examine the governor weight at the riser contact area for
excessive wear. If this condition exists install a new
Examine the control link operating lever shaft and needle
bearings for wear and damage.
Examine the stop lever shaft and bushing in the governor
cover for wear.
The stop lever shaft bushing is not serviced.
replacement of the bushing becomes necessary, it must be
replaced with two needle bearings.