3-25. FUEL TANK AND SHIELD MAINTENANCE
This task covers:
d. Cleaning and Inspection
General mechanic's tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Maintenance and repair shop equipment:
(Appendix B, Item 2)
· Battery ground cables disconnected
Gasket (Appendix A, Item 37)
Fourteen locknuts (Appendix A, Item 77)
· Right rear upper underbody armor (integrated)
Drycleaning solvent (Appendix C, Item 26)
removed (TM 9-2320-387-24-2).
Adhesive (Appendix C, Item 2)
General Safety Instructions
Sealing compound (Appendix C, Item 62)
· Do not perform this procedure near fire, flames,
Tiedown strap (Appendix A, Item 322)
· Drycleaning solvent is flammable and will not be
used near an open flame.
Diesel fuel is highly flammable. Do not perform this procedure
near fire, flames, or sparks. Severe injury or death may result.
Have drainage container ready to catch fuel.
Remove fuel tank filler cap (1).
Remove drainplug (3) from fuel tank (2) and allow fuel to completely drain into container.
Do not overtighten drainplug. Drainplug must not turn in hole.
Sharp edge of hole may cut rubber.
Install drainplug (3) flush with bottom of fuel tank (2).
Perform steps 1 through 1.2 if equipped with new vent line assembly.
Remove tiedown strap (13.1) from vent lines (14.1) and (4). Discard tiedown strap (13.1).
Remove vent line (14.1) from elbow (4.1).
Remove vent line (4) from elbow (4.2).
Remove vent line (4) from filler spout (5).
Remove locknut (15), washer (12), capscrew (11), washer (12), and clamp (13) from vent line (4) and
body (14). Discard locknut (15).