ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIEL
4-1. Inspecting and Servicing the Equip-
connectors are separately packed. For installation of
a. Prepare the heater for inspection and operation as
4-3. Installation or Setting Up Instructions.
outlined on DA Form 2258, Depreservation Guide for
Vehicles and Equipment.
b. Inspect the entire heater for lost parts or for
Do not locate the heater where ex-
damage which may have occurred during shipment.
pelled exhaust gases can be recircul-
c. Check the controls for free operation.
ated into inlet air openings of the
d. Inspect for loose or missing hardware.
heated space. Inhalation of exhaust
e. Inspect the thermostat for a broken or loose ele-
fumes can cause serious illness or
f. Inspect all tubing, lines, and fittings to see that
they are secure and free of breaks, kinks, and other
(1) Locate the space heater near an outside wall so
g. Correct all deficiencies or report them to direct
that the exhaust can be piped to the outside with a
4-2. Installation of Separately Packed
horizontal run of the exhaust pipe must not exceed 6
The room thermostat and the power and thermostat
Figure 4-1. Typical exhaust connection.
(2) The space heater should be positioned at ap-
(3) Refer to the figure 4-2 and provide clearances
proximately the same level as the fuel source and
as indicated to permit proper air circulation. Allow
should never be positioned more than 7 feet above the
adequate room at the front and left side for control ac-
cess and servicing.