FUEL TANK SUPPORTS
This task covers:
Removal (page 2-546)
Inspection (page 2-548)
Cleaning (page 2-547)
Installation (page 2-548)
Tools Personnel Required
Gun, air blow
Handle, ratchet, 112-inch drive
Fuel tanks drained (page 2-514).
Hose, air, assembly
Fuel tank vent hoses removed (page 2-520).
Socket, 3/4-inch, 1/2-inch drive
Fuel tank straps removed (page 2-523).
Wrench, box-end, 314-inch
Front fuel tank removed (page 2-528).
Rear fuel tank removed (page 2-537).
Solvent, drycleaning (item 19,
TM 9-247 (Authorized Cleaning Methods)
Assistant must support fuel tank support to prevent falling and causing personal
Steps given are typical for all four fuel tank supports.
Frame rail (1)
Four nuts (2), four-
With assistant, install fuel tank support.
screws (3), and fuel
Using 3/4-inch, 1/2-inch drive socket
tank support (4)
and ratchet handle, and 3/4-inch box-
end wrench, unscrew and take off.