4-24. AFFF TANK REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR.
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Kit, Appendix B, Section III,
Antisieze Tape, Appendix E, Section II, item 4
Strip Ties (2), Appendix H, item 32
Tank Lifting Tool, Appendix B, Section III, item 6
Spring Pin, Appendix H, item 5
Lifting Device (Two Ton Capacity)
General Safety Instructions
Set parking brakes and lower jacks (para 4-29).
Remove discharge hose and charging hose (para 4-15
steps (1) and (3))
Tank can swing while suspended from a lifting device
causing injury to personnel and/or damage to
Remove AFFF tank heater assembly (para 4-23).
Removal (See figure 4-25.)
Siphon all AFFF solution from tank (1).
Remove spring pin (2) and rod (3) from valve (4). Discard spring pin.
Remove four nuts (5), lock washers (6), screws (7), and flat washers (8). Discard lock washers
Place tank lifting tool (9) onto tank (1) fill collar. Install cap (10)
Tank can swing while suspended from a lifting device causing injury to personnel
and/or damage to equipment.
Piping Is exposed extending outside of tank and can be damaged when lifting.
Attach lifting device to tank lifting tool (9). Secure tank (1) from swinging and carefully lift. Lower tank
onto level ground or suitable work area floor.
Remove cap (10) and tank lifting tool (9)