Table 2-1. OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES.
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
Equipment is Not
Hoses and fittings - Visual Inspection. Inspect hoses
Evidence of fuel
for damage, cracking, signs of leakage. Inspect
couplings for secure connections, damage, signs of
leakage at hose or gaskets.
Death or serious injury may result if per-
sonnel fail to observe safety precautions.
Do not smoke or use open flame within 50
feet (15.24 meters) of the Tank and Pump
U n i t .
Be sure that correct grounding pro-
cedures have been followed prior to oper-
ating the equipment. If nozzles are leak-
ing and fuel is spilled, wash the area of
spillage thoroughly with water, and notify
the appropriate safety personnel.
Recoil spring under high tension when
dispensing hose is extended.
Dispensing Reels, Nozzles, and Related Parts -
Both nozzles are
Visual/Operational Inspection. Check operation of
inoperative or one
hose dispensing reels and related parts. Inspect
nozzle is leaking
nozzles for proper operation and damage or missing
parts. Inspect static discharge grounding wire to
assure proper connection to nozzle assembly.
Inspect for leaks or damage. Check sight gage for
float ball location. Open drain cock and drain water.
Float ball must not be higher than line marked on the
sight window. Observe differential pressure gage. If
gage reading is other than green, notify organiza-
tional maintenance for filter element replacement.
Gasoline Engine Assembly - Check for damage to
Evidence of fuel
engine assembly and components.
Insure spark arrestor is present and in working
Insure engine starts and runs properly. Check for fuel
leaks. (Refer to TM 5-2805-257-14 for additional
Notify organizational maintenance for component
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