GENERAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS - CONTINUED
LINES AND PORTS
To keep dirt from contaminating fluid systems when removing and installing fuel, oil, coolant, and hydraulic lines, per-
form the following steps:
Clean fittings and surrounding area before disconnecting lines.
Cover, cap, plug or tape lines and ports after disconnecting lines. When these are not available, use plastic bags and
rubber bands, clean rags (Item 40, WP 0323 00), duct tape or other similar materials to prevent dirt from entering
Ensure that new and used parts are clean before installing.
Replace all clamps and tiedown straps.
Wait to remove cover, cap, plug or tape from lines and ports until just before installing lines.
When servicing this vehicle, performing maintenance, or disposing of materials such as engine coolant,
hydraulic fluid, lubricants, battery acids or batteries, consult your unit/local hazardous waste disposal center
or safety office for local regulatory guidance. If further information is needed, please contact The Army
Environmental Hotline at 1-800-872-3845.
Dispose of contaminated drained fluids in IAW the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) of your unit.
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