4.77 FUEL TANK MAINTENANCE.
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Kit
(item 2, appendix B)
Automotive Fuel and Electrical System Repair, Tool Kit
(item 3, appendix B)
Plastic Bags (item 21, appendix E)
Rubber Bands (item 22, appendix E)
(item 15, appendix E)
(item 16, appendix E)
(item 10, appendix E)
Generator Set 150 kW shut
The fuel in this Generator Set 150 KW is highly explosive. Do not
smoke or use open flame when performing maintenance. Fire and
explosion could occur, resulting in severe personal injury or death.
Ground fuel tank to a ground source other than the Generator Set
150 KW. Assure that grounding point on the tank is an unpainted
Drain the fuel tank completely before removing.
During the removal / installation when draining the tank, make sure
there are no open flames or sparks in the vicinity, and keep fuel
from splashing onto hot surfaces.
Wear rubber gloves while draining fuel tank.
Disconnect the negative battery cable first and then the positive bat-
tery terminal cables. Failure to observe this warning could result in se-
vere personal injury or death.