FUEL TANK MAINTENANCE
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS
Draining, Removal, Cleaning and Inspection, Installation
Machine parked on level ground (TM 5-3805-261-
Tools and Special Tools
Parking/emergency brake applied (TM 5-3805-261-
Shop equipment, common no. 2 (Item 76, WP 0348
Implements lowered to ground (TM 5-3805-261-
Engine off (TM 5-3805-261-10)
Lifting device, 500-lb capacity
Battery disconnect switch in OFF position (TM 5-
Left and right side engine panels removed (WP
Primary fuel filter/priming pump and mounting
DO NOT smoke or permit any open flame in area of machine while you are servicing fuel system. Be
sure hose nozzle is grounded against filler tube during refueling to prevent static electricity. Failure to
follow this warning may result in death or injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
DO NOT perform fuel system checks, inspections, or maintenance while smoking or near fire, flames,
or sparks. Fuel may ignite, causing injury or death to personnel or damage to equipment.
Operating personnel must wear fuel-resistant gloves when handling fuel. If exposed to fuel, promptly
wash exposed skin and change fuel-soaked clothing.