SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
Section I. SHIPMENT WITHIN ZONE OF INTERIOR
67. Preparation of Equipment for Shipment
a. Clean the pumping unit with an approved
b. Drain the fuel tank (par. 47). Operate the
engine until the fuel in the system is completely used.
c. Drain the lubrication system and air cleaner
d. Disconnect the batteries and battery jumper
cable (par. 12). Tape the battery jumper cable to the
inside of the battery box cover.
e. Tag all items requiring special attention before
the unit can be operated.
f. Refer to the basic issue items list (app. III) and
make sure that all tools and publications therein listed
are on, or with, the pumping unit and in serviceable
g. Refer to TM 9-T00 for preservation, packaging,
packing, and shipping instructions.
68. Loading Equipment for Shipment
a. Hoist the pumping unit with a sling or hook
attached to the lifting bail. For lifting instructions, refer
to paragraph 7. When towing, make sure that the cart
foot is in the travel position.
b. Secure the pumping unit to the bed of the
carrier by means of blocks and tiedown cables, to
Section II. LIMITED STORAGE
69. Preparation of Equipment for Storage
a. Inspection. Make a complete inspection of the
maintenance services (par. 88) as a guide.
b. Cleaning and Painting. Clean the pumping
unit and all components that are accessible without
disassembly. Remove any accumulated water, oil, or
grease from inside the frame of the unit. Remove all
rust and corrosion. Paint all parts on which the paint
film has been damaged or removed. Refer to TM 9-
c. Lubrication. Lubricate the pumping unit in
accordance with the current lubrication order.
d. Protection. In extremely cold climates,
disconnect the batteries and remove them. Clean the
battery terminals and cable connectors and apply a
coating of grease or Vaseline. Pack or store the
batteries separately in a warm, dry place. If the
batteries must remain in the unit, keep them filled and
fully charged at all times.
70. Inspection and Maintenance of Equipment in
a. Inspection. When equipment has been placed
in storage, all scheduled preventive maintenance
services, including inspection, will be suspended and
preventive maintenance inspection will be performed as
specified herein. Refer to AR 743-506.
b. Worksheet and Preventive Maintenance. DA
Form 464 will be executed on each major item of