5-48. HYDRAULIC OIL TANK
This task covers:
PERSONNEL REQUIRED: 2
Tool Kit, General Mechanics, Automotive
(Appendix B, Section III, Item 1)
Main Engine Shutdown (see para 2-12.)
APU Shutdown (see para 2-16.)
Hydraulic Oil, Item 28, Appendix E
Ladder Moved to Side (see para 2-14.)
Tags, Identification (Item 32, Appendix E)
Batteries Disconnected (see para 4-114.)
Hydraulic tank drain hose is routed directly below
hydraulic tank and next to fire pump at bottom of
(1) Remove pipe cap from hydraulic oil tank
drain hose. Drain tank into suitable
container. Tank capacity is 36 gal. (136 I).
(2) Tag and remove hoses from fittings (1, 2,
3, 4, 5, 6and 7).
(3) Remove four nuts (8) and lockwashers (9)
and two straps (10).
Serious injury could occur if heavy equipment is
move/drifted 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.
(4) Remove hydraulic oil tank (11).
(5) If replacing tank, remove and retain all
fittings (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 18
and 19), filter head assembly (13) and two
filters (17 and 20), for reuse.