M978 Tanker Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
Remove two locknuts (1) and
U-bolt (2) from bracket (3).
Contact with fuel can irritate eyes
and skin. Do not let fuel get into
eyes. If fuel comes into contact
with eyes, immediately rinse eyes
with clear water. Wash fuel off skin
with soap and water as soon as
possible after contact.
Remove flow limiting valve (4)
from grating (5) and drain fuel.
Remove eight screws (5.1),
preformed packing (5.2), and pipe
assembly (5.3) from flow limiting
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing
compounds can burn easily, can give off
harmful vapors, and are harmful to skin
and clothing. To avoid injury or death,
keep away from open fire and use in
well-ventilated area. If adhesive, solvent,
or sealing compound gets on skin or
clothing, wash immediately with soap and
Clean all metal parts with dry
Compressed air used for cleaning
purposes will not exceed 30 psi (207 kPa).
Use only with effective chip guarding and
personal protective equipment, goggles,
shield, and gloves.
Dry metal parts with compressed
Inspect all metal parts for bends,
breaks, cracks, and sharp edges.
Replace all damaged parts.
Install preformed packing (5.2) and pipe
assembly (5.3) on flow valve (4) with
eight screws (5.1).