4-23. TANK MAINTENANCE
This task consists of:
General Mechanic Tool Kit (Appendix B, Section III, Item 3)
Suitable Lifting Device
Replacement Tank(s) (Appendix F)
Fuel Tanks Emptied (paragraph 2-4)
Hoses Removed (paragraph 4-22)
Pump Unit Removed (paragraph 4-7)
General Safety Instructions
Use a lifting device with a lifting capacity of at least three tons to handle tanks or pump unit.
To prevent serious injury or death to personnel, or damage to
equipment, use a lifting device with a lifting capacity of at least
three tons to handle tanks or pump unit. Do not allow units to
swing back and forth while handing in the air
Attach a suitable lifting device to the four lifting/tie down shackles (1) on the rear tank (2) and lift the
tank from truck bed.
If only the rear tank is being replaced, perform installation at this
point. If front tank is being replaced, go to step b.
Remove the four tie downs (3) for the front tank (4), attach lifting device as above and lift front tank
from truck bed.
Refer to paragraph 4-3 to install tanks and return the tank and pump unit to operational status.