POST COLD WEATHER OPERATION
Once pumping operations have been completed, park vehicle in a warm shelter
55ºF (13ºC) as soon as possible to prevent water from freezing and causing damage
Park vehicle in warm shelter as soon as possible (TM 9-2320-347-10).
Shut off vehicle engine (TM 9-2320-347-10).
If compartment heaters are operating, DO NOT turn off the 24 V battery disconnect
switch, as this will disable the heaters. The heaters will shut off automatically after
they complete a cool-down cycle (5-10 minutes). At that time the 24V battery
disconnect switch can be turned off. Failure to comply may result in damage to
Perform Step (3) if foam system flush was used and not flushed at scene.
It is recommended during cold weather conditions to leave main water pump in a
"dry condition" and foam system charged with Class A foam agent or Class B foam
agent rated for a minimum of -20ºF (-29ºC) to prevent water and foam from freezing
and causing damage to equipment.
Make sure foam tanks are filled with Class A foam agent or Class B foam agent rated for a minimum of -20ºF
Make sure water pump and plumbing have been blown out (WP 0044).
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