This manual is for use in operating and maintaining the tank and pump unit powered by a four hp gasoline engine
or electric motor. It includes instructions for operator, organizational and direct support maintenance of the tank and
1-2. MAINTENANCE FORMS AND RECORDS.
DA forms and records used for equipment maintenance are explained in DA PAM 738-750. The Army
Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
1-3. ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE.
a. Placement of equipment in administrative storage should be for short periods of time when a shortage of
maintenance effort exists. Items should be in mission readiness within 24 hours or within the time factors as deter-
mined by the directing authority. During the storage period appropriate maintenance records will be kept.
b. Before placing equipment in administrative storage, current maintenance services and equipment serviceable
criteria (ESC) evaluations should be completed, shortcomings and deficiencies should be corrected, and all modifica-
tion work orders (MWOS) should be applied.
c. Storage site selection. Inside storage is preferred for items selected for administrative storage. If inside storage
is not available, trucks, vans, conex containers and other containers may be used.
1-4. DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIAL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE.
For information on procedures for destruction of equipment to prevent enemy use, refer to TM 750-244-3.
1-5. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIR).
ElRs will be prepared on SF-368 Quality Deficiency Report. Instructions for preparing ElRs are provided in DA PAM
738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System. ElRs should be mailed directly to Commander, Headquarters,
U.S. Army Troop Support Command, ATTN: AMSTR-QX, 4300 Goodfellow Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63120-1798. A reply
will be furnished directly to you.
DESCRIPTION AND DATA
a. General. The tank and pump unit (figures 1-1 and 1-2) consists of a 50 gpm (189 liters per minute) pumping
assembly, two 600-gallon (2271-liter) tanks and related items. It is designed for use with 5-ton Cargo Trucks such
as M-54, M-55, M813A1, M814, M923, M924, M925 and M926. When installed in a cargo truck, the tank and pump
unit is used in the field as a bulk carrier and dispenser. It carries 1200 gallons (4542 liters). The purpose of the tank
and pump unit is to convert a general purpose military cargo vehicle into the bulk refueler. The maintenance
paragraphs contain detailed descriptions of its components. (NOTE: Electric Motor Driven Pump requires Slave
Receptacle mounted at right rear side of cab).