SAIB: NE-13-04 Continental Motors, Inc. (CMI) Connecting Rod Piston Pin Bushing Inspection

This Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) alerts registered owners, operators, and certified repair facilities of all airplanes equipped with Continental Motors, Inc. (CMI) series engines (all models) of the service instructions to inspect the connecting rod piston pin bushing installation at each cylinder removal or any time piston pin bushing material is identified during routine maintenance procedures.

At this time, the airworthiness concern is not an unsafe condition that would warrant airworthiness directive (AD) action under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 39.