2-34. FUEL TANK SERVICING
This task covers: Draining, Strainer Removal, Cleaning, Inspection, Strainer Installation
Tools and Test Equipment:
Materials / Parts:
General Mechanics Tool Kit (1, App. E)
Diesel Fuel (11, 12, 13, App. C)
Drain Pan (10, App. E)
Teflon Tape (35, App. C)
Loctite 242 (20, App. C)
Gasket, Item 7 (2 ea.)
Fuel is very flammable and can easily explode. To avoid serious injury or death,
observe the following precautions:
- Keep away from open flame or any spark (ignition source).
- Keep at least a B-C fire extinguisher within easy reach when working with fuel or on the fuel
- Do not work on fuel system when engine is hot.
- Post signs that read "NO SMOKING WITHIN 50 FEET" when working with open fuel, fuel lines, or