4-23. FUEL SYSTEAM AND AIR INTAKE
4-23. Fuel Tank
This task covers
Tool Kit, General Mechanic,
Main Engine Shutdown (see para. 2-10)
APU Shutdown (see para. 2-12)
Batteries Disconnected (see para. 4-24)
19, Appendix E White Grease
22, Appendix E Pipe Sealant
25, Appendix E Sealant
311424 Fuel Tank
PERSONNEL REQUIRED -2
JP-4 is a highly volatile fuel. Extraordinary care must be taken when servicing components
that use this fuel. The truck shall be grounded to an approved grounding point if it contains
Place suitable container underneath fuel
tank drain. Fuel tank, when full, contains
45 gal (170 L) of fuel.
Remove fuel tank drain plug and filler cap
and drain all fuel from the tank.
Remove 3 screws securing fuel tank
cover to outer cab.
securing fan to inner cab. Tag and cut
wire adjacent to butt connector.
Remove aluminum decking (1) from top
of fuel tank compartment.
Loosen front fender where it attaches to fuel tank front face (2).
To remove screw A, drill a 3/8 In (9.5 mm) hole to access screw head.
Remove front face (2) of fuel tank compartment, support front face carefully to prevent breaking wires to
Support front face and cut wire to lamp about 6 in. (150 mm) from front face.