AD 88-15-06   Battery Location

August 3, 1988

This AD applies to all 150D-M, A150K-L, F150G-M, FA150K-L, and FRA150L-M that have relocated the battery.

This AD is to prevent failure of the elevator up cable in airplanes that have undergone any modification which have relocated the battery from the firewall to aft of the baggage compartment or the aft fuselage. Check the battery cable has not damaged the elevator up cable or been damaged by the elevator up cable. Then secure the battery cable to the battery with a cord or strap.

88-15-06 CESSNA: Amendment 39-5977. Applies to all Models 150D, 150E, 150F, 150G, 150H, 150J, 150K, 150L, 150M, A150K, A150L, A150M, F150G, F150H, F150J, F150K, F150L, F150M, FA150K, FA150L, FRA150L, and FRA150M (all serial numbers) airplanes which have undergone any modifications which have relocated the battery from the firewall to the aft fuselage, and to the Models 150, 150A, 150B, and 150C (all serial numbers) airplanes which have undergone any modifications in which the battery has been moved from its location just aft of the baggage compartment aft bulkhead to any other aft position.

Compliance: Within the next 25 hours time-in-service after the effective date of this AD, unless already accomplished.

To prevent failure of the up elevator cable, accomplish the following:

(a) Tie the battery-to-battery contactor cable to the lock pin which attaches the battery box cover to the battery box using either MIL-C-5649 cord, or a MS17821 or MS3367 tiedown strap to achieve a minimum of one inch clearance between the battery cable and the elevator up cable.

(b) Visually inspect the battery cable and elevator cable for damage. Prior to further flight repair any such damage found.

(c) Airplanes may be flown in accordance with FAR 21.197 to a location where this AD may be accomplished.

(d) An equivalent method of compliance with this AD may be used if approved by the Manager, Wichita Aircraft Certification Office, FAA, 1801 Airport Road, Room 100, Wichita, Kansas 67209; telephone (316) 946-4400.

All persons affected by this directive may examine the document(s) referred to herein at FAA, Office of the Regional Counsel, Room 1558, 601 East 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106.

This amendment, 39-5977, becomes effective on August 3, 1988