To prevent rolling or sliding, do not work on equipment that is
not securely stabilized. Ensure both wheels are secure.
Do not smoke, use open flames, or excessive heat while working with fuel.
Avoid inhalation of fumes from fuel.
Failure to obey these warnings may result in personal injury or death.
Drain fuel tank into suitable container.
Remove three-way fuel selector valves (figure 5-16, 1 and 2).
Remove four nuts (3), lockwashers (4), eight washers (5), and four bolts (6).
Remove top two straps (7).
Remove fuel tank (8) and bottom two straps (9) from frame.
Clean exterior of fuel tank (8) with solvent.
Flush interior of fuel tank (8) with solvent.
Purge fuel tank (8) with continuous flow of clean water.
Inspect fuel tank (8) for leakage.
Remove filler cap (10).
Inspect filler cap gasket (11) and strainer (12) for damage.
Inspect fuel gauge (13) for broken or cracked face glass and glass frame
screws for looseness.
Inspect straps for damage to anti-chaffing material.
Replace any missing or damaged parts.
Weld fuel tank (8) in accordance with TM 9-237.
Position two bottom straps (9) and fuel tank (8) on frame.
Install two top straps (7).
Install four bolts (6), eight washers (5), four lockwashers (4) and nuts (3).
Install three-way fuel selector valves (1 and 2).