3-6. REPAIR ANCHOR AND ANCHOR ROPE. This task covers:
Replacement anchor pulley.
Raw water pump shut down (para. 2-18).
Replacement anchor rope.
General Safety Instruction:
Observe specific Warning and Caution in text.
Turn off the raw water pump (para. 2-18) before removing the anchor. Failure to do so could
result in injury and could damage the raw water pump.
Do not lose control of free end of anchor rope while pulling in anchor and strainer. Failure
to do so will result in loss of anchor.
Inspect anchor rope and anchor at start-up and pack-up.
Check the exposed rope (1, Figure 3-1 ) for cuts or fraying.
Use the anchor rope to pull in the anchor. Check the rope and pulley (2) for damage or clogging of the pulley with debris.
Check anchor for damage.
Remove and replace rope if cut or frayed.
Remove and replace anchor assembly if damage will not allow it to operate properly.
Clean debris from rope, pulley, retaining link (3) and anchor (4).
Replace pulley if damaged by loosening the nut on the retaining ring, removing damaged pulley, installing new pulley, and
tightening nut on retaining ring.
Figure 3-1. Repair Anchor and Anchor Rope