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TM 10-3930-664-24 3-23.  FUEL TANK REPAIR This task covers: Disassembly, Cleaning, Inspection, Repair, and Assembly INITIAL SETUP: Tools and Test Equipment: Reference: General Mechanics Tool Kit (1, App.  E) TC 9-510 Materials / Parts: Equipment Condition: Teflon Tape (35, App.  C) Fuel tank removed (para.  3-22) Loctite 242 (20, App.  C) Gasket, Item 4 (2 ea.) Gasket, Item 10 (1 ea.) A.  DISASSEMBLY 1. Remove cap (1) and flange (2) from fuel tank (6) by removing six screws (3). 2. Remove  gaskets  (4)  and  strainer  (5).    Discard gaskets. CAUTION Use    care    when    removing    fuel    level sending  unit  (8)  to  prevent  damage  to level rod (9). 3. Remove  five  screws  (7).    Carefully  lift  fuel  level sending  unit  (8)  from  fuel  tank  (6),  making  sure not to bend level rod (9). 4. Remove and discard gasket (10). 5. Remove   air   breather   (11)   from   fuel   tank   (6), noting direction of breather opening. 6. Remove elbow (12), shutoff ball valve (13), pipe nipple (14), and elbow (15).  Remove drain plug (16). 3-76

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