b. Inspection. Inspect hood for distorted condition
and/or a broken hinge. Replace hood as required.
a. General. A cover hole was originally provided
on the standard models of the tank heaters for the
(1) Refer to figure 5-6 and place the hood (12) on
purpose of adding water to the tank. On the modified
the burner collar (19).
standard models, the hole has beem covered with a
(2) Insert hinge pin (11) and secure it with cotter
the squarehead bolts welded to the under side of the
5-27. Fuel Tank Filler Plug
(2) Lift off cover.
plug (4) from the fuel tank (5).
c. Installation. Refer
to figure 5-2
b. Inspection. Inspect plug for damaged gasket or
hole cover on the heater tank cover. Secure the cover
threads. Replace plug as required.
with two wingnuts.
c. Installation. Refer
to figure 5-6 and install filler
plug (4) on the fuel tank (5).
5-30. Fuel Tank Strap Cradle
(1) Remove fuel tank from strap cradle (para
nuts that secure the cradle (2) to the heater.
b. Inspection. Inspect cradle for distorted condi-
nuts (7) holding strap (2) to heater.
tion and for missing fasteners. Replace cradle as
(2) Remove wingnut (3) securing fuel tank.
(3) Lift out fuel tank (5) from holding strap.
b. Cleaning and Inspection.
(1) Drain tank.
strap cradle (2) to the heater with three wingnuts.
(2) Clean outside of tank with a stiff brush and
(3) With fuel valve removed, flush fuel tank with
heater and secure with three wingnuts.
a small amount of fuel to be sure all sediment and
foreign matter are removed.
5-31. Fuel Valve Assembly
(4) Inspect tank for leaks. Replace tank as re-
valve with elbow and nipple from fuel tank (5).
b. Cleaning. Scrape or scrub off any corrosion from
valve. Clean out any obstruction from inside valve.
on heater with three wingnuts (7).
c. Inspection. Inspect fuel valve for evidence of
(2) Install fuel tank (5) onto holding strap (2).
excessive wear and leaking condition.
(3) Secure fuel tank holding strap clamp with
ple into fuel tank with elbow and fuel valve attached.
Section XII. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
of Equipment for Shipment
c. Cleaning and Drying. Cleaning and drying by an
approved technique is the first essential procedure
Within Zone of Interior
in any effective preservation process. Approved
a General. Detailed instructions for the prepara-
methods of cleaning and drying, types of preserva-
tion for domestic shipment are outlined within this
tives and methods of application are described in
paragraph. Preservation will be accomplished in
sequence that will not require the operation of pre-
d. Painting. Paint surfaces where the paint has
viously preserved components.
been removed or damaged. Refer to TM 9-213 for
b. Inspection. Examine the heater for any unusual
detailed cleaning and painting instructions.
conditions such as damage or missing components.
e. Depreservation Guide. Record depreservation
Inspect the immersion heater in accordance with
instructions on DA Form 2258 or DD Form 1397 as
steps outlined in Quarterly Preventive Maintenance
f. Sealing of Openings. Openings that will permit
along with corrective action taken, will be recorded
the direct entry of water into the interior of fuel
on D-A Form 2404 (Refer to TM 38-750).