TM 9-4520-257-12&P 0005 00
Refueling The H-45 Type II (Liquid Fuel) Heater
Do not attempt to refuel a hot space heater. Allow the flame to go out
and the heater to cool completely before handling or refueling.
1. Set the fuel OFF/ON control (1) on the fuel flow control valve to OFF to shut down the heater.
2. At the fuel supply site, remove the empty fuel can (2) from the fuel can stand (3). To do this, unstrap
the fuel can by pulling back on the right support strap (9) that is connected by the hook and piling
fastener to the left support strap (10). Slide the right support strap (9) through the fuel can handle
(11). Slide the fuel can off the right and left support arms (12,13) of the fuel can stand (3). Place the
empty fuel can (2) upright on the ground.
Place absorbent material under the fuel supply hose connections before
replacing the empty fuel can with a full fuel can.
When replacing the empty fuel can with a full fuel can, make sure the
male QD fitting on the fuel supply hose remains higher than the fuel flow
control valve so that any fuel remaining in the fuel supply hose does not
3. Remove the fuel supply hose (4) from the gravity feed adapter (5). To do this, pull back on the
female QD fitting (6) on the end of the gravity feed adapter (5), and remove the fuel supply hose male
QD fitting (7). Unscrew and remove the gravity feed adapter (5) from the fuel can (2), and set aside.
Screw the fuel can cap (8) on the empty fuel can (2), and stow the empty fuel can in an authorized