· No smoking, flames, sparks, or glowing or hot objects allowed within 50 ft. (15 m) of vehicle. Fire
or explosion may cause personal injury or death.
· Fuel and oil are slippery and can cause falls. To avoid injury, wipe up spilled fuel or oil with rags.
· To prevent possible injury, wear gloves and protective eye equipment when handling fuel. Failure
to comply may result in injury or death to personnel.
Inspect rubber strips fitted to chassis and securing straps. Replace as necessary.
Inspect inside of fuel tank (FM 10-20 and TB 43-0212).
Flush and clean fuel tank with clean fuel if necessary.
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing compounds
can burn easily, can give off harmful vapors,
and are harmful to skin and clothing. To
avoid injury or death, keep away from fire
and use in well-ventilated area. If adhesive,
solvents, or sealing compound get on skin or
clothing, wash immediately with soap and
water. Failure to comply may result in injury
or death to personnel.
Apply sealing compound to threads of fuel
supply fitting (4) and fuel return fitting (5).
Install fuel supply fitting (4) and fuel return
fitting (5) in fuel tank (2).
Install nonmetallic grommets (3) on breather adapters (1).
Install breather adapters (1) in fuel tank (2).
Steps for installing fuel tank are the reverse of removal procedure with attention given to the following points:
Replace fuel tank drain plug. Use sealing compound to prevent leakage.
Fill fuel tank with clean fuel.
Ensure new self-locking nuts are used.