FUEL TANK REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT (TRUCKS M275A AND M275A2).
Smoking, sparks, or open flame are not allowed
within 50 feet of work area during this task.
Fuel could explode, causing injury to personnel
and damage to equipment.
1/2-inch wrench (2)
9/16-inch wrench (2)
15/16-inch wrench (2)
3/4-inch wrench (2)
Wood block, 3/4 x 2 x 12 inches (2)
Wood block, 2 x 4 x 12 inches
PERSONNEL : Two
EQUIPMENT CONDITION : Truck parked, engine off, handbrake set.
a. Preliminary Procedures.
(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.
Using l/2-inch wrenches, loosen three locknuts (1) on three screws (2) on
bottom of three retaining straps ( 3).
Using 9/16-inch wrenches, unscrew and take off three locknuts (4) and three
screws (5) at top of three retaining straps (3) .
Swing three retaining straps (3) down and away from fuel tank (6) .
GO TO FRAME 2