TEMPORARY FUEL TANK REPAIR (M577A3 AND M1068A3 ONLY) Continued
Sealing compound is usable for two hours after mixing. Use mixed sealing compound within
Apply mixed sealing compound 3/16-1/4 inch (4-6 mm) thick over repair area.
Apply 1/16 inch (2 mm) minimum of sealing compound over reinforcement. Sealing compound must extend at least two
inches (5 cm) beyond reinforcement on all sides.
Allow sealing compound to cure before filling fuel tank. Sealing compound will be tack-free in 40 hours and cured in 72
Install fuel tank (WP 0180 00(, (optional).
Fill fuel tank (see your -10). Check tank for leaks.
Connect battery ground lead (WP 0338 00).
Start engine (see your -10).
Raise and lock ramp (see your -10).
Stop engine (see your -10).
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