INSTALLATION AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
2-1. Unloading Equipment
General. It is the responsibility of the
Organizational Maintenance Unit or the receiving
organization to unload the equipment from carrier.
Preparation for Unloading.
Remove the blocking from the wheels.
Remove tiedowns from wheels and axles.
Remove blocking from under the axles.
To remove blocking, place jack
Unload by Towing.
Connect towbar, chain or cable from tow
truck to the front, lifting shackles of fire truck (fig. 105,
Man the cab of fire truck. Depress clutch
pedal and make certain that transfershift lever and
transmission gearshift lever are in the neutral positions.
Release parking brake by pushing the parking brake
When descending loading ramp, brake
the fire truck by pulling upward on the parking brake
The service brakes of the fire truck
are inoperative when the engine is
2-2. Unpacking Equipment
Unpacking. Open the packing containers
shipped on board and display the contents for
Do not remove electrolyte-from
containers until ready for use.
Prepare the fire truck for
inspection and servicing by deprocessing the vehicle as
outlined in chapter 2 TM 9-2820209-20 and as outlined,
on DA Form 2258 (Depreservation Guide). This Form is
generally attached to steering wheel, shifting levers or
2-3. Inspecting and Servicing Equipment
Make a thorough visual inspection of the
fire truck for damage that may have occurred during
shipment. Inspect components for loose mounting and
missing mounting hardware.
Inspect the packing list and make sure all
equipment listed has been received.
Inspect the truck chassis TM 9-2320-209-
completely de-processed before
servicing. Make sure preserva-
tions have been removed from
such items as crankcase, fuel tank,
gearboxes, and the like.
maintenance service (para 3-6 and 3-7).
Lubricate the truck chassis (LO 92320-
Fill the truck cooling system (TM 9-2320-
Fill the fuel tank (TM 9-2320-20910).
Table 2-1. Freezing Points, Composition, and
Specific Gravities of Military Antifreeze Materials.
Issued full strength
and ready mixed for
0 to -65" tempera-
tures for both initial
installation and re-
DO NOT DILUTE
WITH WATER OR