Cab and Body Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
16-34. STOWAGE BOX REMOVAL/INSTALLATION (M978) (CONT).
Fuel Can Stowage Box Removal.
Fuel is very flammable and can explode
easily. To avoid serious injury or death,
keep fuel away from open fire and keep tire
extinguisher within easy reach when
working with fuel. When working with
fuel, post signs that read NO SMOKING
WITHIN 50 FEET OF VEHICLE.
For trucks with plug, perform steps (1)
through (3). For trucks without plug,
perform steps (1.1) through (3).
Remove plug (11) from stowage box (7)
and drain fuel into suitable container.
(1.1) Soldier A removes four locknuts (1)
while Soldier B removes four
Remove two screws (3), nuts (4),
washers (5), and springs (6).
Soldier A operates lifting device and
removes stowage box (7) guided by