INSTALLATION AND OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS
Section I - SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
UNLOADING - Remove any tiedowns and blocks that secure the pumping assembly to the carrier. Remove the
unit from the carrier using a suitable lifting device or tow it off using a sturdy ramp. WARNING: Do not use a lifting
device with a capacity of less than 1500 lbs. Do not allow the pump assembly to swing back and forth while it is
suspended in the air.
UNPACKING - Cut the metal banding which holds the plywood cap (crate) in place.
Lift or pry the cap off, taking care not to damage the unit.
INSPECTION FOR IN-SHIPMENT DAMAGE - Inspect for obvious damage which might have occurred during
shipment. Inspect for loose or missing nuts, bolts, and other attaching hardware. Check the suction and discharge ports
for damaged threads. Set the stop-run switch in the stop position and manually rotate the starting pulley of the engine
several times to assure that the engine has not seized and that the pump impeller rotates freely without binding or
ASSEMBLY OF SEPARATELY PACIED COMPONENTS
Refer to Fig. 1-1 and 1-2. Studying these photographs will fAm11iarize you with the unit as it is intended to be when
completely assembled. Discharge elbow--Plastic sealing plugs are used in the suction and discharge ports for shipping
purposes. The plugs may be saved for future use in transport or storage of the unit. Remove the plastic sealing plug
from the discharge port. The discharge elbow is attached to the intermediate housing with a strand of wire; cut the wire.
remove the elbow and install it at the discharge port. Use a pipe sealing compound or waterproof grease, turn clockwise,
and tighten securely. Lift Ring--Remove the lift ring from the lifting bail and install in the crosspiece.
DEPRESERVATION AND INITIAL SERVICING - Depreservation is required the first time the unit is operated
after shipment from the factory or after storage.
Using an approved cleaning solvent, wipe preservatives from the control wires, linkage, and all other parts
covered by a preservative material.
Remove pressure sensitive tape from gages and meters on the control panel, air cleaner, and muffler openings.
trailer in accordance with lubrication chart (para. 3-2). Refer to TM 5-2805-259-14 for engine
Perform all depreservation and daily preventative services for the engine as described in TM 5-2805-259-14
Refer to Fig. 3-1 and perform daily preventative maintenance service on the pump and trailer.
The pump has been tested prior to shipment. Since gaskets have a tendency to dry and shrink after testing, make
sure that all bolts on the gasket Joints are tight in order to prevent leakage.
The battery is a lead-acid, dry-charge type. Electrolyte is initially added per filling instructions found attached to
battery cable. Electrolyte should be 3/8 inch above the plates, and Sp Gr must be 1.250 or higher (check with a