Table 1. Operator's Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for AAFARS
Not Fully Mission
Item to Check/
Fuel fumes are always present in the vicinity of
the AAFARS. Death or personal injury may
result from the explosion of fuel fumes exposed
to an open flame or spark. Do not permit any
smoking, any open flame, or spark producing
equipment within fifty (50) feet of the
Be sure the flex coupling guard is in place.
Death or personal injury may result from
contact with rotating parts.
Before All Ground
Inspect ground cables for cuts, breaks or loose connections.
Cuts, breaks or
make ground cable
Before All Unisex
Remove dust cap (1), depress continuity ball (2) on valve seat,
release and observe that ball pops back out. If ball does not pop
does not pop back
back freely, electrical continuity is lost and static discharge is
possible. The coupling must be replaced. Notify unit maintenance.
Inspect for physical damage that might prevent successful
will not allow
normal operation of
Inspect for fully charged bottles (gauge reading in green area).
are not fully