PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT
Refer to AR 190-1 or AR 190-13.
SHORT TERM STORAGE.
Store the for filter-separator as follow:
Isolate the filter-separator from the system by closing upstream and downstream valves.
Disconnect water detection adapter assembly.
Open the water drain valve and drain the contaminated fuel in a canister.
Disconnect inlet and outlet hoses from filter-separator.
Disconnect air duct from exhaust shroud.
Disconnect ground rod and cable.
Refer to the following documents for information relative to storing the filter-separator.
TM 38-230-1, Preservation and packing of military equipment.
Army Materiel Policy and Retail Maintenance Operations.
MIL-F-52429 Packing of fuel separators.
Placement of equipment in administrative storage should be for short periods of time when a shortage of
maintenance effort exists. Items should be in mission readiness within 24 hours or within the time factors as
determined by the directing authority. During the storage period, appropriate maintenance records will be kept.
Before placing the equipment in administrative storage, current Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
(PMCS) should be completed, shortcomings and deficiencies should be corrected, and all Modification Work
Orders (MWO) should be applied.
Storage site selection Inside storage is preferred for items selected for administrative storage. If inside storage
is not available, trucks, vans, conex containers, and other containers may be used.