M20J Static drain

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M20J Static drain

Unread post by TerryE » Sun Dec 19, 2010 8:21 pm

Ok, I give up,

Where do I find the static drain - I found what looks like it could be a drain under the Fuz, near the battery vent and drains, but it does not move and I didn't want to force it.
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Re: M20J Static drain

Unread post by Lood » Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:49 pm

Maybe take off the side cover that gives access to the battery and have a look see inside with a torch. I'm not sure where the static vents are on a J, but you would probably be able to follow the static lines and maybe they'll lead you to the drain :?
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Re: M20J Static drain

Unread post by TerryE » Mon Jul 25, 2011 8:31 pm

I gave the problem to our AMO, he stripped the drain valve, found it gunked up and siezed, but cleaned up nicely and working well. Drain is under the battery compartment.
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Re: M20J Static drain

Unread post by Chrisk7 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:32 pm

It is situated on the belly under the tail cone access door
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Re: M20J Static drain

Unread post by andrem » Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:43 pm

I checked my J and it doesn't seem to have one...
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Re: M20J Static drain

Unread post by Lood » Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:09 am

I'm not sure whether change were introduced with the J, but my F has the drain and my common sense tells me that although we'll probably never use it because we fly mainly VFR, it should be there somewhere - just in case.
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Re: M20J Static drain

Unread post by andrem » Tue Apr 30, 2013 9:33 pm

I'll check with the AMO at MPI time in June, POH also refers to it, so should be there.
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Re: M20J Static drain

Unread post by andrem » Sun May 05, 2013 7:33 pm

Okay, I found it, under the empenage door where the battery is kept...
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