DIRECT SUPPORT MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. GENERAL
7. Special Tools
No special tools are required for direct support
b. Paints to be Used.
maintenance of the ABC-M6A1 filter unit.
(1) Prime all worn or scratched surfaces with
one coat of appropriate primer.
(2) Repaint all previously painted surfaces
a. General. Direct support maintenance personnel
with lusterless paint system No. 20.1 or
are authorized to retouch or repaint the equipment. See
20.2, color olive drab, No. X34078, MIL-
TM 9-132 for general instructions in cleaning and
methods of painting.
Section II. GASOLINE ENGINE INSTALLATION GROUP
also removing the blower assembly, either along with or
9. Description and Function
before removing the engine.
The gasoline engine (fig. 3) is described in TM 5-
(1) To remove the engine and blower
2805-206-14. The engine stand assembly is welded
assembly as a single unit, remove two
from plate and sheet aluminum alloy. The engine is
fastened to the stand assembly with twelve capscrews
(8), which fasten the engine stand
assembly to the swivel base. Lift the
are used on one side to separate the engine and stand
engine, stand assembly, and blower
assembly. The engine shaft extends through a hole in
assembly as one unit off the swivel base
the stand assembly. Four tapped holes are provided in
of the top manifold assembly.
the stand assembly for the capscrews that fasten the
(2) Remove blower assembly from engine as
blower mount to the stand assembly. Two holes in the
base of the stand assembly are provided for mounting
(3) Remove twelve capscrews (5 and 6, fig.
the stand assembly on the canister.
3) and lockwashers (4). Remove two
spacer blocks (2) and gasoline engine (1)
from stand assembly (3).
Direct support maintenance personnel are
(4) Disassembly of the engine is described in
authorized to replace the gasoline engine, engine stand
assembly, spacer block and attaching hardware.
b. Cleaning and Inspection.
(1) Cleaning and inspection for the gasoline
engine is contained in TM 5-2805-206-14.
maintenance information on the
Military Standard gasoline engine,
(2) Clean engine stand assembly with
refer to TM 5-5805-206-14.
drycleaning solvent. Inspect for cracks,
manual remains with the engine and
especially at weld joints.
is part of the ABC-M6A1 filter unit.
a. Removal and Disassembly.
engine cannot be removed from the canister without