FUEL TANK REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT (ALL TRUCKS EXCEPT
M275A1 AND M275A2).
Sealer compound, type II, Mil. Spec S-45180
PERSONNEL : Two
EQUIPMENT CONDITION :
Truck parked, engine off, handbrake set.
(1) Disconnect battery ground cable. Refer to para 7-58.
(2) Drain fuel tank.
Refer to TM 9-2320-209-10.
(3) Take fuel lines and electrical connector off in-tank fuel pump. Refer
to para 4-8.
Do not permit smoking, sparks or open flame within
50 feet of truck during fuel tank removal. Fuel
could explode, causing injury to personnel and
damage to equipment.
Using l/2-inch wrenches, loosen two locknuts (1) on bolts (2) .
Using 5/8-inch wrenches, unscrew and take off two locknuts (3) and two
bolts (4) .
Swing retaining bands (5) down and away from fuel tank (6) .
GO TO FRAME 2