2.23.4. DRAIN FUEL TANK - Continued.
There are two methods for draining
fuel tank. The primary method is in
Step 1 using a hand operated pump.
An alternate method is to use the fuel
spray washdown system.
DRAIN FUEL SPRAY SYSTEM USING HAND
Fuel is very flammable and can
explode easily. To avoid serious
injury or death:
Always wear safety glasses/goggles
at all times.
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.
Post signs that read "NO SMOKING
WITHIN 50 FEET" when working with
open fuel lines or fuel tanks.
Insert hand pump into top of fuel tank.
Operate hand pump to transfer fuel into
suitable container. Dispose of fuel in
accordance with local procedures.
Go to step 3 to drain any remaining fuel.
DRAIN REMAINING FUEL FROM TANK DRAIN
Loosen fuel tank drain plug (1) with hex
Hold utility pail (2) up to drain port (3) and
remove drain plug (1).
Replace drain plug (1) when utility pail (2)
accordance with local procedure.
Repeat steps b and c until no fuel drains
from the tank.
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