Perform all Operator/Crew and Organizational Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
Lubricate all lubrication points as described in Operator/Crew and Organizational lubrication charts
Perform a break-in road test of 25 miles (40 km) at maximum speed of 30 mph (48 km/h).
Report any problems on DA Form 2404 or DA Form 5988-E.
Do not use abrasive powder, steel wool, or other material
that will scratch the inside surfaces of the tank.
Place a suitable container under all drain valves to remove all preservatives.
Perform depreservation in accordance with DD Form 1397.
Remove vent cap from either side of vapor recovery tube
and open valve A to vent tank.
Open manhole cover.
Do not climb into tank unless interior of tank has been
drained and purged and an explosive meter check indicates
that it is safe to do so. Adequate forced air ventilation
self-contained breathing apparatus must be used. Any
person entering tank must have an attached lifeline. An
observer must be stationed at the manhole opening so
assistance may be summoned in the event of an emergency.
Failure to follow this warning may result in serious injury or
death to personnel.
Climb into tank through manhole and inspect for cleanliness. Remove all sediment and debris using
a lint-free cloth.
Remove all bands and anti-theft bolts and nuts from hose tubes and fire extinguishers.
SERVICE UPON RECEIPT--Continued
Remove all tape from exhaust and intake ports of engine.