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M978 Tanker Operating Procedures (Cont)
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a . P r e p a r e V e h i c l e.
W A R N I N G
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.
C A U T I O N
Do not run tanker pump without fuel in system or
damage to fuel pump and hydraulic motor may
Do not press accelerator during tanker primary fuel
pump operation. Engine speeds higher than 1500 rpm
may cause damage to hydraulic motor and primary
p u m p.
N O T E
Refer to FM 10-71 for general operating instructions
for tank vehicles. Refer to FM 10-68 for information
on aircraft fueling.
If equipment malfunctions, check that all steps of
procedure have been performed in proper order. If
equipment still malfunctions, do troubleshooting
(1) Start engine (para 2-11a or 2-11b) and position vehicle for fuel servicing.
(2) Park vehicle (para 2-11o).
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