ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE - continued.
Tank Filling Procedure
Purge air from the tank while filling as follows: (Refer to figure 2-15).
Slowly open the air vent valve (1)
approximately halfway by turning the valve handle (2) 450
towards the OPEN position.
Do not allow fuel to come in contact with eyes or skin. Wear protective goggles. Fuels are toxic
and can cause illness or death. If fuel contacts skin or eyes, flush and get medical attention
Have an empty container ready to catch any fuel expelled from the vent tube assembly (3). Stand
by as the tank fills with fuel.
Turn handle (2) on the air vent valve (1) to the CLOSE position wh
en fuel comes out of the vent tube
For disposal of contaminated fuel, refer to FM 10-20.
Fully open any valve down-stream from the filter-separator.
Fully open the system upstream valve operated in step (2).
Inspect all connections and piping for leaks.
Figure 2-15. Tank Filling Procedures - Purge Air.