Lesson 1/Learning Event 1
See that the equipment is complete by checking it against the
packing list for each skid. See that the special tools and accessories are
with the equipment and that one hose-reel crank handle is in the toolbox.
Insure all publications are present. See that all markings comply with AR
746-1. Check that the metal-strap shipping-mount assembly in the pump-unit
assembly was removed by direct support maintenance personnel. The shipping-
Check that the three engine shock mount pads are installed between the front
and rear engine mounts and the top of the front and rear channel assemblies.
If they are missing or are improperly installed, notify direct support
Check that the tachometer cable, hose-reel pillow
blocks, and the fuel-hose assembly have not vibrated loose during transit.
Remove the three unpackaged skids from the carrier.
damaging the equipment. Use suitable equipment to lift the three skids from
the carrier or to tow the skids to the receiving dock.
Remove all preservative compounds and tape from the equipment.
necessary, use dry-cleaning solvent (SD) to remove residual material. Some
pump-unit assemblies have preservative oil in the sediment bowl.
filing the fuel tank with gasoline, clean the sediment bowl.
Do not allow
Do not allow smoking when filling the fuel tank with gasoline.
Also do not permit open flame, sparks, or heated objects in the
Use the following steps to prepare the M12A1
PDDA for operation.
Perform the before-operation services for the M12A1 PDDA and for
the engine, TM 5-2805-259-14.
Lubricate the M12A1 PDDA using LO-3-4230-209-12 and LO-5-2805-259-
Step 3. Load 200 gallons of water into the tank-unit assembly.
leaks at pipe connections and valves.