Close drain valve (1).
3. To prevent stalling while fording, make
sure engine is warm.
Enter water slowly.
Turn BILGE PUMP switch to ON.
6. Perform after-fording operations.
Open drain valve (1).
Check engine and transmission oil for presence of water. If oil color haschanged or water
is detected, notify Unit maintenance.
When bilge pump is discharging only air, turn BILGE PUMP switch to OFF.
Run engine to blow out and evaporate water in/on engine.
5. Perform necessary lubrication procedures (Appendix E) immediately. Pay special
attention to roadwheel hubs and idler wheel hubs (p. E-17) after fording.