2.4 INITIAL ADJUSTMENTS, CHECKS, AND SELF TEST.
Perform all BEFORE PMCS prior to operating equipment.
2.5 OPERATING PROCEDURES.
The technical manual (TM) reference on instruction plate should refer to
TM 10-4320-226-14 instead of TM 5-4320-226-14.
Operating procedures for the 350 GPM Pumping Assembly are provided in
paragraphs 2.5.1 and 2.5.2.
In addition, an instruction plate is provided on the
lid of the Control Panel.
Perform the following procedures to start the equipment:
To prevent rolling or sliding, do not work on equipment that is
not securely stabilized.
Ensure both wheels are secure.
Failure to obey this warning may result in serious personal
Open vent valve (figure 2-5, 1) and ensure that all suction valves (2) and
discharge valves (3) are closed.
Do not smoke or use open flames around fuel.
Ensure container is
used to catch fuel and fuel is disposed of properly.
Do not operate pump before replacing priming port cap.
Failure to obey these warning may result in personnel injury or death.
Check pump water level by carefully opening camlock levers on priming port
cap (4) and raising port cap slightly to see if water is discharged from
If water is discharged, quickly install priming port cap and
place camlock levers in locked position.
If water is not discharged, remove
port cap and add water, until level reaches the top of the priming port.
Install priming port cap (4) and place camlock levers in locked position.
Push and raise throttle control (5) from detent latch, releasing it to the
When outside temperature is below +10° F (-12° C) refer to paragraph 2-8 for
operation of cold start system.
Open Control Panel as follows:
(1) Turn the two fasteners on Control Panel counterclockwise until fasteners
(2) Raise Control Panel cover until retaining holes in two brackets mounted on
top of Control Panel align with retaining hole in bracket mounted on cover.
(3) Press in on end of quick release pin and insert the quick release pin
through holes in brackets at top of Control Panel and Cover.
Pull out EMERGENCY STOP switch (6).