Cover battery terminals and cable connectors with barrier material (item 27, appendix E) and secure
it with tape (item 56, appendix E).
Tape battery cables to their respective batteries with tape (item 56, appendix E).
Package batteries with barrier material (item 28, appendix E) and secure to vehicle.
Prepare crankcase openings for long term storage:
Remove oil filler cap (para 3-6), oil dipstick (para 4-33), and engine breather tube (para 4-32).
Cover oil filler, dipstick and crankcase breather openings with plastic caps (item 8, appendix E).
Secure plastic covers in place with tape (item 56, appendix E).
Attach a tag to ignition switch (Figure 2-1) stating: DEPROCESS THIS ENGINE IN ACCORDANCE
WITH INSTRUCTIONS CONTAINED ON DA FORM 2258 OR DD FORM 1397 (ATTACHED TO
THIS VEHICLE). IN ADDITION, THE AIR CLEANER, FILL CAPS, EXHAUST PIPES,
BREATHER TUBE, AND DIPSTICK TUBE HAVE BEEN SEALED. REMOVE ALL SEALS
BEFORE STARTING ENGINE.
Prepare cooling system for long term storage:
Drain cooling system (para 3-7).
Fill cooling system with 50% water and 50% antifreeze (item 2, appendix E).
Attach a tag to radiator fill cap indicating lowest temperature cooling system can be exposed to before
Prepare additive system for long term storage:
Open spray bar (para 2-11).
Coat unpainted parts of spray bar with P-l preservative oil (item 42, appendix E).
Coat exposed area of spray bar cylinder piston rod with P-6 or P-11 preservative oil (item 43 or 46,
Cover exposed area of spray bar cylinder piston rod with barrier material (item 28, appendix E).
Barrier material should extend about two inches up on cylinder.
Secure barrier material in place with tape (item 56, appendix E).
Fog internal parts of additive pump with preservative oil (item 40, appendix E).
Drain excess preservative oil from pump.
Remove additive coupling guard (para 4-153).
Coat pump drive chain with P-9 preservative oil (item 44, appendix E). Ensure preservative
penetrates inner surfaces of rollers, pins, and bushings.