4-7. FUEL/HYDRAULIC OIL TANK REPLACEMENT/REPAIR (CONT)
Take up slack in lifting device
attached to lifting eye (6) and
remove three nuts (7) and
lockwashers (8) from mounting
studs (9). Discard lockwashers.
Remove acorn nut (10) from
Lift fuel/hydraulic tank (6) away
from vehicle frame. Remove four
washers (12) from mounting studs (9)
and stud (11).
b. Cleaning. See Cleaning Instructions
See Inspection Instructions
Inspect exterior surfaces, hardware, and threaded fittings for corrosion or damage
(Para 2-14). Repair breaks in tank walls, if possible, by welding (see TM 9-237).
Fuel tank weighs 600 lbs (272.16 kg). Attach suitable lifting device prior to removal or
installation to prevent possible injury to personnel.
Position four washers (12) on mounting studs (9) and stud (11).
Using suitable lifting device, position fuel/hydraulic tank (6) on mounting studs (9) and
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing compounds can burn easily, can give off harmful vapors,
and are harmful to skin and clothing. To avoid injury or death, keep away from open fire
and use in a well-ventilated area. If adhesive, solvent, or sealing compound gets on skin
or clothing, wash immediately with soap and water.
Apply sealing compound to threads of mounting studs (9) and stud (11).
Install three lockwashers (8) and nuts (7) on mounting studs (9).
Install acorn nut (10) on stud (11).