3-4 TANK ASSEMBLY REPAIR .
This task covers: Cleaning/lnspection/Repair
Tool kit, general mechanic's (Item 1, Appendix B)
Explosive vapor detector (Item 2, Appendix B)
Dry cleaning solvent (Item 30, Appendix C)
Soap (Item 20, Appendix C)
Paint (Item 23, Appendix C)
Emery cloth (Item 2, Appendix C)
General Safety Instructions
Well ventilated area required for cleaning,
welding, and painting procedures.
Inspect tank assembly (1) for fuel seepage or wet
spots. Mark areas for repair.
Inspect tank assembly (1) for the following:
a. Dents and gouges.
b. Cracks or punctures which require welding.
c. Rust or corrosion that could become a source of
future leaks. Test these areas by tapping with a
sharp center punch. If area is easily penetrated,
replace fuel tank.