M978 Tanker Operating Procedures
2-20. PREPARE TANKER FOR OPERATION.
No smoking, flame, sparks, glowing or hot objects
allowed within 50 ft (15 m) of vehicle. Fire or explosion
may cause personal injury or death.
This procedure should be performed to prepare tanker
before all fuel loading, fuel servicing, defueling, fuel
recirculation, and fuel unloading operations.
Start engine (para 2-lla or 2-lib), position vehicle for operation, and
park vehicle (para 2-11o).
Shut off engine (para 2-11p).
Perform all before-operation PMCS procedures