FIREFIGHTING, FIRE ALARM, AND FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS FOR
INLAND AND COASTAL LARGE TUG (LT)
AFFF PUMP; SERVICE, REPAIR
Tools and Special Tools:
Two Watercraft Engineers, 88L
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's (Item 1, Table 2,
Lubricating Gun, Hand (Item 20, Table 2,
Suitable Drain Pan
Cloth, Abrasive (Item 1, Table 1, WP 0050 00)
Dry Cleaning Solvent (Item 2, Table 1,
Gloves, Chemical and Oil Protective (Item 7,
Set to OFF the AFFF PUMP circuit breaker on the
main switchboard. Lock out and tag out
Table 3, WP 0049 00)
Goggles, Industrial (Item 9, Table 3,
CLOSE valve FM-84, AFFF TK SUCT. Lock out and
tag out (FM 55-502).
Grease, General Purpose (Item 3, Table 1, WP
Rags, Wiping (Item 6, Table 1, WP 0050 00)
Tag, Danger (Item 8, Table 1, WP 0050 00)
1. Visually inspect the AFFF pump and coupling for leaks, loose connections, and damage.
2. Inspect all external electrical wiring leading from the AFFF pump to the AFFF fire pump's motor controller
panel for cracked or broken insulation, bare wires, and broken or loose connections.
Do not allow cleaning solvent to come in contact with unprotected skin or eyes.
Prolonged skin contact can cause illness or injury. Eye contact can cause seri-
ous injury. Always wear chemical protective gloves and goggles when handling
cleaning solvent. Failure to follow these precautions can result in illness or seri-
3. Clean any foreign matter from the surfaces of the AFFF pump and piping with a rag or a wire brush.
4. Remove any surface rust using an abrasive cloth.