PREPARATION FOR STORAGE AND SHIPMENT
Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
This chapter provides the information on the processes
required for storage of the system, the procedures to be
followed for shipment, and towing instructions.
4-2. Preparation for Storage.
The procedures required for METS storage depends on
the anticipated storage interval. Section II provides the
information on short time storage, prolonged storage, or
storage under extreme environmental or climatic
Section II. STORAGE
4-3. Short Time Storage.
For storage intervals not to exceed three months,
accomplish the following procedures:
Observe all base safety and fire
handling of toxic and flammable
liquids. Failure to observe this
warning may result In serious or fatal
a. Remove the fill cap (2, figure 1-10) from the fuel
tank assembly (1) on the test trailer fuel system.
b. Obtain a fuel supply hose from an engine
accessories kit and attach the hose to the FUEL
SUPPLY quick-disconnect on the deck of the test trailer.
Attach an additional length of hose to the open fitting of
the kit hose, sufficiently long to reach a fuel supply
c. Energize the generator set as outlined in chapter 2.
d. Energize the MAIN BREAKER (8, figure 2-9).
e. Energize the FUEL PUMP circuit breaker CB2 (4)
and INST POWER circuit breaker CB8 (7).
f. Energize the INST PWR ON switch (7, figure 1-26).
g. Ensure that the drainage hose is inserted in the
tank of the fuel supply truck, then energize the FUEL
PUMP START switch (16) and the ENGINE FUEL
SOLENOID switchlight unit (30, figure 1-24).
h. Drain the fuel tank of the test trailer using the
preceding instructions, then deenergize the ENGINE
FUEL SOLENOID switchlight unit (30), depress the
FUEL PUMP STOP switch (22, figure 1-26), and
deenergize the FUEL PUMP circuit breaker CB2 (4,
components energized until instructed in the following
i. Disconnect and remove the fuel supply hose and
restore the hose to the appropriate engine accessories
kit. Remove the additional length of hose and the fuel
supply truck from the work area.
j. Manually drain the residue of fuel from the fuel tank
assembly (1, figure 1-10) into a container by opening the
lower of the two manual drain valves (3).
k. Purge the fuel tank assembly to remove all liquid
and vapor, then close the manual drain valve (3) and
install the fill cap (2).
I. Remove both manual drain valves (3) from the fuel
tank assembly (1). Place the valves in Specification
MIL-B-22205 bag and store inside the control cab