2-13. FILLING MAIN FUEL TANK WHEN EQUIPPED WITH
AUXILIARY FUEL TANK.
Fuel is very flammable and can explode easily. To avoid serious injury or
Keep fuel away from open flame or any spark (ignition source).
Keep at least a B-C fire extinguisher within easy reach when
working with fuel or on a fuel system.
Do not work on fuel system when engine is hot; fuel can be
ignited by a hot engine.
Clean fuel tank to purge any flammable liquid or vapors before
welding, grinding or using any heat producing device near the
When refueling, stop truck, shut down engine, and apply parking
brake. Ensure truck is properly grounded. Ensure no open flame
is near area. Never smoke. Never add fuel with engine running.
Do not have driver seated when adding fuel. After fuel is added,
securely close reservoir cap; a loose cap can cause a fuel leak or
be a fire hazard. Before starting truck, check that no fuel is
spilled on or around truck.
Shut off engine (Para 2-23).