5-10. WATER TANK ASSEMBLY
This task covers:
PERSONNEL REQUIRED - 2
Tool Kit, General Mechanics, Automotive
(Appendix B, Section III, Item 1)
Aerial Ladder Swung Aside to Provide Clearance
Tie Straps (Item 33, Appendix E)
(see para 2-14)
Main Engine Shutdown (see para 2-12.)
APU Shutdown (see para 2-16.)
Batteries Disconnected (see para 4-114.)
Water Tank Drained (see para 2-17)
Remove screws (1), two strips (2 and 3) and grating (4).
Remove screws (5) and grating (6 and 7).
Remove divider panel (8) between water tank and hydraulic tank. Mounting screws (9) are accessed
through upper front storage compartments on each side of hosebody. Nut (10) and washers (11 and
12) are located inside water tank mounting area.
Cut all plastic tie-straps securing flex-tubing (13) to chassis.
Disconnect wiring harness from water level sending unit connector (14).
Remove two clamps (15) and hose (16) from water tank connection.
Disconnect hose (17) from tank fitting.
Remove bolts (18), nuts (19), washer (20) and springs (21) securing water tank to hosebody.
Serious injury could occur if heavy equipment if moved/lifted
without sufficient personnel to do the job. Use proper physical
lifting procedures or use a suitable lifting device or dolly. Wear
safety shoes, gloves and other suitable protective clothing. Area
should be clear of other personnel. Serious injury or death can
result from falling objects.
When removing tank, lift slowly and be sure that the flex-hose is
not secured or caught on anything. Damage to the hose may
Attach lifting slings to the water tank and remove tank (21A) from truck with hoist.