Figure 16. Pumping foam.
or greasy surfaces, paying particular attention to the
23. Operation in Extreme Heat
pump oil fill as it accumulates dust and sand. Service
General. Refer to TM 9-2320 235-10 for
the air cleaners, breathers, and oil filters more
additional information on operating the fire truck in
frequently than under normal conditions (TM 9-2320-
extreme heat. Pumps are not affected by extreme heat,
except for lubrication requirements.
Cooling and Fuel Systems. Service the
Lubrication. Be sure to use the proper
radiator, fuel tank, and fuel filter (TM 9-2320-235-10).
grade of lubricant for all points of application. Refer to
Pumps and Hose Reels. Keep the body
LO 9-2320-235-12 and LO 5-210-205-12 for special
compartment doors closed except to perform necessary
lubrication. Check the lubricant level frequently.
operations. Wipe the hose reel drive gears and drive
24. Operation in Sandy or Dusty Areas
chains to remove as much grease and oil from the
exposed surfaces as possible. When dusty or sandy
Keep all lubrication points
conditions no longer exist, remove the chains and wash
clean and well lubricated. Lubricate sparingly but more
with an approved cleaning solvent,
frequently than under normal conditions. Clean all oily