TEMPORARY FUEL TANK REPAIR (M577A3 AND M1068A3 ONLY)
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS:
Repair (page 0181 00-1).
Tools and Special Tools
General Mechanics Tool Kit (WP 0926 00, Item 65)
Cleaning compound (WP 0928 00, Item 19)
Rubber adhesive tape (WP 0928 00, Item 46)
Sealing compound (WP 0928 00, Item 56)
See your -10
Engine stopped (see your -10)
Carrier blocked (see your -10)
Ramp lowered (see your -10)
Battery ground lead disconnected (WP 0338 00)
Fuel tank removed (optional), (WP 0180 00) or
Fuel drained below area of repair (WP 0178 00)
REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT
Be sure fuel level in tank is below area to be repaired.
This task is for fuel tank temporary repair only. Repair is not feasible in temperatures below
C). Best results are obtained if temperature is between 75
Clean 3 to 4 inches (8 to 10 cm) around repair area. Use a wire brush, steel wool, or emery cloth.
Clean area with cleaning compound. Dry area with a clean cloth.
Reinforce small repair area with clean cloth or rubber adhesive tape.
Reinforce large repair area with sheet metal (aluminum), cut to fit.