4-27. TANK REPLACEMENT
This task consists of:
Equipment Conditions - continued.
Tool Kit, General Mechanics (Appendix B,
Water drain valve and piping removed.
Refer to para
Section III, Item I)
Tiedown straps removed. Refer to para 4-17.
Dust plug, dust cap, and tank couplings removed. Refer to
Pressure relief valve and tubing removed. Refer to
Pressure tubing removed. Refer to para 4-22.
Rivets (Appendix C, Section II)
DP gage removed. Refer to para 4-23.
Drive screws (Appendix C, Section II)
Access cover and gasket removed. Refer to para 4-24.
Spider plates and filter elements removed. Refer to para
Filter-separator removed from system, tank empty.
Water sump cover and gasket removed. Refer to para
Refer to para 2-6.
Water detector assembly removed. Refer to para
Identification plate removed. Refer to para 4-30.
Defrost door and shroud removed. Refer to para General Safety Instructions
Latch pins, latch plates and jumper cable removed.
Refer to para 4-14.
·Do not smoke within 100 feet of filter-separator.
Air vent valve and drain tube assembly
·Fuel is toxic to skin, eyes, and respiratory tract.
removed. Refer to para 4-15.
·Lifting or moving heavy equipment can cause injury.
Refer to figure 4-18.
·Lifting or moving heavy equipment incorrectly can cause serious injury. Do not try to lift or move
more than 50 pounds by yourself. Get an assistant. Bend legs while lifting. Do not support weight
with your back.
·Fuel is toxic to skin; eyes and respiratory tract. Wear skin and eye protection when handling
·Avoid spillage of fuel Drain fuel in an adequate container, otherwise a fire hazard or environmental
contamination could result. Dispose of contaminated fuel in accordance with FM 10-20.
Remove drain plugs (1, 2, and 3) from ports (4).
Attach a lifting device to tabs (5) and remove tank (6) from frame (7).