Section I. PREPARATION OF EQUIPMENT
move rust and corrosion and scrape any flaked or
p e e l i n g paint; then dry all surfaces to be painted or
Inspect the heater thoroughly to be sure all parts
the engine as required to protect them against
are in serviceable condition. Perform the services
t h a t are listed in tables 3-1 and 4-1 to be sure the
general purpose preservative) to surfaces suscep-
h e a t e r o p e r a t e s satisfactorily.
tible to rust or corrosion and not otherwise
deficiencies if facilities are available for such
services. If repairs are beyond the scope of
organizational maintenance, refer them to a higher
echelon for correction.
Drain the fuel tank completely and coat the
7-2. Cleaning and Painting
Clean the heater and the engine thoroughly. Re-
Section Il. STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS
times each 30 days. Check the heater and the
e n g i n e assembly for leaks and proper functioning of
P r o v i d e access to the heater during storage. Be sure
all components. Make any necessary adjustments,
heater is resting on dry dunnage. Cover the
test, and repairs.
if it is to be stored outside. During storage,
and operate the heater at the intervals and
7-6. 180-Days Storage Maintenance
below and in TM 740-90-1.
l u b r i c a t e the heater thoroughly in accordance with
7-5. 30-Days Storage Maintenance
i n s t r u c t i o n s in figure 3-1 and in LO 10-4520-201-
W h i l e the heater is in storage, inspect and operate
i t (for a period of 15 to 20 minutes) one or more