PREPARATION FOR STORAGE AND SHIPMENT - CONTINUED
STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS - CONTINUED
Long Term Storage (Greater Than 90 Days).
Perform a complete operational check (TM 10-3930-660-10).
If any system is found to be faulty, troubleshoot (WP 0006 00).
Thoroughly clean forklift. Remove all grease, dirt, rocks, tar and other foreign debris.
Visually inspect all metal components to locate areas to be repainted. Repaint as required (TM 43-0139).
With the exception of procedures involving fuel tank and engine crankcase, perform all Operator PMCS (TM 10-
3930-660-10) and Field Maintenance PMCS (WP 0011 00).
Drain fuel tank (WP 0032 00).
Spray inside of fuel tank with preservative oil (Item 34, WP 0323 00).
Remove and clean fuel filler cap.
Install fuel tank drain plug and fuel filler cap.
A two compartment portable container with a three position valve is required when preserving forklift fuel
system for long term storage. The container is needed to supply fuel and preservative oil to engine during
preservation procedures. One side of container must contain diesel fuel (Item 28, WP 0323 00) and other
side must contain preservative oil (Item 34, WP 0323 00).
Disconnect fuel line from fuel/water separator on the "in from fuel tank" side (WP 0040 00).
Connect fuel/preservative hose to fuel/water separator (WP 0040 00).
Disconnect fuel return hose from fuel filter (WP 0042 00) and place in container for collecting fuel and
preservative oil with a 55 gal. (200 liter) capacity.
Open valve on fuel/preservative container to FUEL position.
Start engine (TM 10-3930-660-10) and allow to operate at fast idle until engine is warm.
Set throttle to run engine at 2100 rpm (TM 10-3930-660-10).
Turn fuel/preservative valve to PRESERVATIVE position.
Visually inspect fluid flowing from return line. When fluid is undiluted preservative oil, turn engine off
Turn fuel/preservative valve to OFF position.
Disconnect fuel/preservative hose from fuel/water separator (WP 0040 00).
Connect fuel supply line to fuel/water separator (WP 0040 00).
Connect fuel return line to fuel filter (WP 0042 00).
Discard fuel/preservative mixture collected from fuel return line in accordance with local regulations.
Drain oil from crankcase (WP 0012 00).
Fill crankcase with preservative oil (Item 34, WP 0323 00).
Attach tag to engine oil fill tube stating "THIS CRANKCASE IS FILLED TO CAPACITY WITH PRE-
SERVATIVE OIL. DRAIN AND REFILL CRANKCASE WITH ENGINE OIL BEFORE OPERATION