REPAIR FUEL TANK (M577A3 AND M1068A3 ONLY)
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS:
Cleaning (page 0017 00-1).
Repair or Replacement (page 0017 00-2).
Tools and Special Tools
Metal Workers Tool Kit (WP 0120 00, Item 63)
Trailer-Mounted Welding Shop (WP 0120 00, Item 69)
Sealing compound (WP 0122 00, Item 28)
Wiping rag (WP 0122 00, Item 36)
Metal Worker 44B10
See your -10
See your -20
Engine stopped (see your -10)
Carrier blocked (see your -10)
Ramp lowered (see your -10)
Battery ground leads disconnected (see your -20)
Fuel tank removed (see your -20)
Fuel tank access cover removed (see your -20)
Fuel quantity sending unit removed (see your -20)
Fuel fumes can explode and burn you. Before welding: Drain all fuel. Disconnect and cap fuel
and vent lines. Purge fuel residue and fumes by steam cleaning. Purge air from fuel tank with
Use a wire brush to remove paint and dirt from outer surface area to be welded.
Air pressure in excess of 30 psi (207 kPa) can injure personnel. Do not direct pressurized air at
yourself or others. Always wear goggles.
Do not expose seal areas to steam for more than 15 minutes, as existing seal will begin to
Steam clean inside of fuel tank (1). Use clean rags and 30 psi (207 kPa) compressed air to dry.