HOSE BODY - Continued
(1) Remove all auxiliary equipment from hose body compartments and equipment attached to the outer body.
Remove all hoses and equipment from main hose beds.
Remove auxiliary engine cooler from hose body front panel.
Remove hose reel cover from underside of truck
Remove victualic couplings (see TM 5-4210-220-1 2) from rear suction piping and rear discharge piping.
Loosen and remove support clamps from rear piping. Carefully remove rear suction and discharge piping by
pulling them through the hose body rear panel.
(6) Disconnect the hose body wiring from the main wiring harness by separating the plugs located underneath the
pump body assembly. Remove all wire supports and ties attaching wiring harness to frame or chassis
Disconnect the hose body ground strap at the frame.
Remove plug, swivel adapter, and nipple from the automatic tank fill valve, located in rear of water tank.
Disconnect wiring from water tank and foam tank level gages and sending units Pull wiring through hose body
front panel and remove from truck.
(10) Raise hinged steps (one on both sides of truck) and lock in vertical position by engaging step grating into step
locks which are attached to compartment boxes
(11) Remove eight locknuts and snubbing washers from hose body mounting capscrews. Four are located at the
front of the hose body mount and four are located at the rear of the hose body.
(12) Attach a lifting sling to the hose body.
(13) Carefully lift hose body from truck. Lift hose body slowly while frequently checking to ensure all components
have been disconnected and that all hoses, wiring and linkage will not obstruct removal. Tank fill hose will
have to be fed through opening in hose body front panel.
(14) Lower hose body assembly and support with maintenance trestles positioned below hose body mounts.
Make sure the hose body is level and stable. Make sure the splash guards clear the ground. This will
eliminate compartment box damage and allow repair.
(15) Remove load washers from vibration isolator on hose body mount and retain for installation.
(1) Inspect new hose body for any type of defects. Report any major damage.
(2) Make sure all components of hose body assembly are secured properly.