Section III. MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
Rags (Item 13, Appendix D)
This task covers:
a. Remove and Clean Fuel Tank Strainer
b. Install Fuel Tank Strainer
Wheels chocked, (Para 2-22)
Engine OFF, (Para 2-23)
3-4. CLEAN FUEL TANK STRAINER(S).
Remove and Clean Fuel Tank Strainer.
Fuel is very flammable and can explode easily. To avoid
serious injury or death:
Keep fuel away from open flame or any spark (ignition
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 no open flame in 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.