4-9. AUXILIARY FUEL TANK AND BRACKETS REPLACEMENT (CONT).
With the aid of an assistant, position auxiliary fuel tank (5) on fuel tank brackets (30) and (41) and middle
fuel tank bracket (40).
Coat strap liners (43) and fuel tank (5) contact area with tire lubricant.
Do not overtighten locknuts or fuel tank straps will crush fuel tank.
Secure auxiliary fuel tank (5) with two fuel tank straps (38), fuel tank strap (39) and three locknuts (37).
Tighten locknuts to 25 to 30 lb-ft (34 to 41 N.m).
Using soft faced hammer, tap on fuel tank straps (38) and (39) and retighten as necessary until torque remains
at 25 to 30 lb-ft (34 to 41 N.m).
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing compounds can burn easily, can give off harmful vapors, and
are harmful to skin and clothing. To avoid injury or death, keep away from open fire and use
in well-ventilated area. If adhesive, solvent, or sealing compound gets on skin or clothing,
wash immediately with soap and water.
Do not coat last two threads of fittings with sealing compound. Sealing compound will
contaminate fuel system and cause damage to equipment.
Apply sealing compound to threads of tank vent valve (36).
Install tank vent valve (36) into auxiliary fuel tank (5).
Connect overflow hose (35) to tank vent valve (36).