closes when the handle is turned. Check the personnel shower assembly for proper stowage in brackets
and a clean meshed-screen strainer. Be sure that the fittings are not burred and that the holes in the
pipes are not clogged.
Remove the hopper bolts. See that a chain fastens the bolts to the handle on the cover. Raise the hopper
cover and check that the gasket is in place. See that the screen is clean, no rust or corrosion is on the
cover, and the numbers on the tank liquid level indicator are legible. Raise the hopper-blender clear of
the tank and see that the piping has minimal rust and corrosion, and has no loose fittings, broken welds,
or other damage. See that the gasket beneath the hopper flange is in place and undamaged. Check the
interior of the tank for residual slurry or other foreign matter. See that the agitator nozzle is free of
obstructions, cracks, burrs, and other damage. Replace the hopper-blender in the tank. See that the tank
is bolted tightly to the skid base. See that the four lifting eyes with clevises and the two towing eyes are
not damaged. See that the tank unit assembly is not corroded. Touch up with paint as required. See that
the drive screws that fasten the drain, blender, and agitator identification plates are tight.
See that the engine is fastened securely to the engine mounts. See that the two mufflers and the exhaust
pipe extensions have been installed. Check for burned-out fuses. See that the tachometer cable and the
electrical wires and cables are installed. See that the fuel line is installed on the carburetor, is tight, and
does not leak. To perform this check, you must remove the top shroud (Figure 19). Check that the
battery ground strap is fastened to the flywheel housing and the battery positive cable is connected to the
See that the engine is lubricated. See that the engine crankcase is filled with 4.5 quarts of oil, by pulling
the oil gage rod and cap from the oil filter tube. If the oil level is below the LOW mark, add oil before
operating the engine. Do NOT fill above the FULL mark.