FUEL TANK AND CONNECTIONS - Continued
To prevent injury to personnel and damage to equipment, use dry cleaning solvent only in well
ventilated areas. Avoid repeated or prolonged contact with skin. Do not use near sparks, open
flame or excessive heat.
(1) Clean components with dry cleaning solvent and wiping rag. Pay close attention to inside of tank.
(2) Dry components with wiping rag.
(1) Inspect fuel tank (7) for cracks, punctures and pin holes caused by corrosion.
(2) Inspect straps (5) for cracks.
(3) Inspect machine screws (4) and nuts (3) for stripped threads.
(4) Inspect fuel gage (13) for cracks and deformed or worn components.
Repair. Replace defective components.
(1) Install plug (15) on top of fuel tank (7).
(2) Install gasket (14) and fuel gage (13) on fuel tank (7).
(3) Install five lockwashers (12) and screws (11) to secure fuel gage (13).
(4) Install reducer (10) and elbow (2) on fuel tank (7).
(5) Install cap (9) on fuel tank (7).
Fuel line is not supplied with container.
Refer to TM 5-6115-58512/34 for specific fuel line
(1) Separate straps (5) and lift fuel tank (7) with attached parts onto frame (8).
(2) Install two machine screws (4) and two lock nuts (3) on the top two straps.
(3) Remove cap and plug and connect fuel line (1) on elbow (2).