4-29. FUEL/HYDRAULIC TANK DRAINING.
This task covers:
TM or Para
Tool kit, general mechanic's: automotive
Parking brake set.
Suitable container (capacity 55 gal. [208 liters])
General Safety Instructions
Fuel is very flammable and can explode easily.
Compound, sealing, pipe thread (item 17,
Fuel is very flammable and can explode
easily. To avoid serious injury or death:
Keep fuel away from open flame or
Post signs that read "NO SMOKING
WITHIN 50 FEET" when working
with open fuel, fuel lines, or fuel tanks.
Use suitable container with a 55 gallon
(208 liters) capacity.
(1) To drain fuel tank:
(a) Remove drain plug (1) from
fuel/hydraulic tank (2).
(b) Allow fuel to drain completely from
Use suitable container with a 42 gallon
(159 liters) capacity.
(2) To drain hydraulic tank:
(a) Remove drain plug (3) from fuel/hydraulic tank (2).
(b) Allow hydraulic oil to drain completely from tank (2).