AFES MANUAL ELECTRONIC DISCHARGE-CREW COMPARTMENT FIRES
During normal AFES operation, the automatic system will discharge agent to extinguish fires.
The crew must be alert to manually discharge extinguishers if the automatic system malfunctions.
For small fires, use portable fire extinguishers.
Use the following procedures if the automatic feature of the AFES malfunctions:
Lift MANUAL DISCHARGE switch guard (4). Press switch up and release. FAULT lamp (1) and FIRE EXTinguisher
LEDs (3) will light, signifying cylinders have discharged. If fire is not extinguished after 5 seconds, again press switch
up and release to discharge second set of fire extinguishers. FIRE ALARM lamp (2) will go off when fire is
extinguished. Open vent after extinguishers discharge.