3-1. GENERAL - Continued
Table 3-1. Operator/Crew Troubleshooting - Continued
TEST OR INSPECTION
3. HEATER SMOKES.
Step 1. Check if fuel rate is too fast.
Close the fuel valve slightly by turning it clockwise.
Step 2. Check for sufficient smokestack sections.
Use at least four sections of smokestack.
SECTION III. OPERATOR/CREW MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
This section covers general heater cleaning and touch up painting as well as operator/crew maintenance procedures for
3-3. HEATER CLEANING
Clean all surfaces by hand sanding with a scouring pad (Item 5, Appendix E) or by using extra fine sandpaper. Clean all
rust, corrosion products, oil, grease, moisture, dirt, loose and blistered paint, deteriorated areas from heater prior to paint
3-4. TOUCH-UP PAINTING
The following surfaces require paint, i.e. primer and enamel.
External surfaces of the heater. External burner compartment and flue tube surface down to a horizontal
line 6 inches below the top of the burner compartment.
Hanger. Paint all surfaces except screw threads.
Igniter assembly. Paint all surfaces except wick and retainer spring.
Fuel tank Paint outside surfaces of the fuel tank, filler plug, vent cap and fuel valve. Close filler plug, vent
cap and fuel valve before painting.
Hood. Paint all exposed surfaces, excluding the instruction plate, including the surfaces of the hinge.