Perform preventive maintenance checks and services (table 4-1).
TYPICAL INSTALLATION OR SETTING-UP INSTRUCTIONS.
Lower tailgate of truck and remove tarpaulin, bows, and racks with seats. Install tank and pump unit and
Do not smoke or use open flame within 50 feet of refueling point or
Secure tanks and pumping assembly to sides of truck with tiedown assemblies. Raise tailgate and
c. A list of maintenance and operating supplies required for initial operation
contained in Appendix F.
Tank Vertical Tiedown.
of the tank and pump unit is
Refer to figure 4-2 for identification of the tiedown strap assemblies.
To unlock or release the ratchet, press the release in the ratchet handle. Hold the release; pull the
handle down until the side cams engage, and push the static ratchet locks Up from the ratchet dogs; this allows the
center ratchet spool to rotate in either direction.
To aid in unrolling the nylon strap, turn the ratchet hook opening down on a flat surface; press down in
the center of the ratchet while pulling the strap away from the ratchet.
Refer to figure 4-3 and place the tiedown straps over the tank ends. Attach the brackets to the sides of
the truck, connect the strap end and the ratchet to the brackets. Move the ratchet handle up and down until the strap
is tight. Push the ratchet handle to the lock position.