5-10. WATER TANK ASSEMBLY - Continued
Loosen clamp (22) and remove flex-hose (13) from bottom of tank.
If necessary, remove filler strips (23) from under tank.
Install flex-hose (13) on bottom of tank with clamp (22).
Place filler strips (23) in position on hosebody. Use tape to hold them in position while installing tank.
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.
Carefully lower tank into position. Be careful not to pinch or crush flex-hose (13).
Install bolts (18), springs (21), washers (20) and nuts (19). Tighten nuts (19) until approximately 1/2"
(12.7 mm) of bolt thread extends beyond the face of the nut.
Connect wiring harness to water level sending unit connector (14).
Connect hose (17) to tank fitting.
Connect hose (16) to tank and install clamps (15).
Install divider panel (8) between water tank and hydraulic tank. Mounting screws (9) are installed
through back wall of upper front storage compartments on each side of hosebody. Nut (10) and
washers (11 and 1 2) are located inside water tank mounting area.
Place grating (4) in position on top of tank and install strips (2 and 3) with screws (1).
Install grates (6 and 7) with screws (5).
Flex-hose (13) should be secured to bottom of truck with open end of hose facing to the rear. Use
plastic tie-straps (Item 33, Appendix E) to secure flex-hose to frame components.
Fill water tank (see para 2-17).
Connect batteries (see para 4-114).
Aerial ladder bedded (see para 2-14).