Inspect for loose or missing mounting bolts. Check for proper operation.
Tighten loose hardware. Notify next higher level if motor is inoperable.
Intervehicle Power Cable and
Check for loose or damaged cable or connectors. Test for continuity (para.
Valve Operating Assembly
Check for proper operation. Check that cables are securely connected.
Tighten loose cables (para. 4-17).
Adapter Half, Quick
Inspect for secure connections, damage and signs of leakage. Disconnect
Refer to para. 4-18 for maintenance.
Bottom Loading Manifold
Inspect for secure connections, damage and signs of leakage. Refer to
para. 4-19 for repair.
Frame and Storage Box
Inspect frame for cracks, loose and missing hardware or components.
Tighten loose hardware. Notify next higher level for repairs.
Tie Down Assembly
Inspect tie down assemblies for looseness, cracked welds and thread
damage. Check for frayed, missing, or loose straps and turnbuckles.
Replace defective assemblies (para. 4-21). Tighten loose turnbuckles hand
Inspect for damage or signs of leakage. Inspect for damaged or missing
shackles and tie down links. Inspect skids for damage. Inspect the bottom
loading valve for leaks. If the tank is damaged or leaking, replace the tank
(para. 4-23). Refer to next level for repair to tank or bottom loading valve.
When pumping operation is in progress blockage of the vent
valve can cause the tanks to rupture or collapse. in freezing
weather, especially during freezing precipitation, ensure the
vent valve in the manhole is protected by being located under
the Fill Plug Hinge.
Check the manhole gasket for damage, and replace if necessary. Ensure
that the manhole mounting hardware is tight. Check to see that the
manhole cover hinge and cam close tightly.
Check for signs of leakage around the valve handle shaft. Check coupling
gasket for cracks. Inspect coupling for secure connection. Test coupling
half by observing the internal valve mechanism as the handle is moved to
ensure handle operates valve. Refer to para. 4-26 for maintenance