MECHANICAL GENERAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS - CONTINUED
TAGGING INSTRUCTIONS - CONTINUED
Identify fuel, oil, coolant, and hydraulic lines when you are taking off more than one line at the same time. Mark tags
with points to which lines and hoses must be connected. If it is not obvious which end of a line goes where, tag each end
of the line.
Identify and tag other parts by name and installed location as required.
LINES AND PORTS
To keep dirt from contaminating fluid systems when removing and installing fuel, oil, coolant, and hydraulic lines, per-
form these steps:
Clean fittings and surrounding area before disconnecting lines.
Cover, cap, plug, or tape lines and ports after disconnecting lines. When these specialized covers are not available,
use plastic bags and rubber bands, clean rags, duct tape, or other similar materials to prevent dirt from entering sys-
Ensure new and used parts are clean before installing.
Replace all removed tiedown straps.
Wait to remove covers, caps, plugs, or tape from lines and ports until just before installing lines.
WARN I N G
When servicing equipment, performing maintenance, or disposing of materials such as engine coolant,
hydraulic fluid, lubricants, battery acids or batteries, and CARC paint, consult your unit/local hazard-
ous waste disposal center or safety office for local regulatory guidance. If further information is
needed, please contact The Army Environmental Hotline at 1-800-872-3845.
To prevent injury to personnel, wear protective eye covering and gloves.
Dispose of contaminated drained fluids in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) of your unit.
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