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3-16. Preparing Gas Producer Fuel Control for Stor-
age and Shipment.
The procedure for removing the gas producer
fuel control from the metal shipping and stor-
age container is prescribed in paragraph
Prepare the gas producer fuel control for storage,
shipment, and installation in a metal shipping and stor-
age container, MS 63048-1, as follows. The fuel control
consists of an air section and a fuel section; each section
must be treated separately when preparing the unit for
storage and shipment.
Do not permit fuel or oil to enter the drive
body cavity or any air pressure ports.
Damage to fuel control could result.
Install shipping plugs in the compressor dis-
charge pressure, governing pressure, Py air pressure,
and regulated air pressure ports. (See figure 3-6).
Drain residual fuel from the fuel control. Place the
throttle lever against the maximum stop. Pump/pour lu-
bricating oil (item 37, table 2-2) into the inlet port. When
clean oil flows out of bypass and fuel outlet ports, remove
the source of oil. Plug the inlet, bypass and outlet ports.
Reposition the throttle lever for shipping.
If the engine fuel system was preserved in
accordance with paragraph 3-10, subpara-
graph b above may be omitted.
Figure 3-6. Gas Producer Fuel Control
Clean the exterior of the fuel control with a clean
cloth dampened with solvent (item 3, table 2-2). Air dry
or wipe with a clean lint-free cloth . Blow out all crevices
with dry, filtered, low-pressure compressed air.
Coat external bare metal surfaces including the
splines with corrosion preventive compound (item 12,
Attach a tag to the fuel control stating: FUEL
CONTROL PRESERVED WITH LUBRICATING OIL,
MIL-L-6081, GRADE 1010.
Attach a properly filled out DD Form 1577-2 (Un-
serviceable-Reparable tag). Refer to paragraph 3-9 for
additional information concerning tags.
Prepare DA Form 2410 (Component Removal
and Repair/Overhaul Record) according to DA PAM
738-751 and place in a greaseproof envelope. (Refer to
Wrap the fuel control with barrier material (item
4, table 2-2) to prevent contact with the cushioning
material and to prevent the loss of the corrosion preven-
tive compound. Secure barrier material with pressure-
sensitive tape (item 5, table 2-2) .
Prepare the container for use in accordance with
Install the fuel control upright in the container in
accordance with paragraph 3-15j.
Stencil the container in accordance with para-
graph 3-9 and figure 3-5.
3-17. Preparing Power Turbine Governor for Storage
The procedure for removing the power tur-
bine governor from the metal shipping and
storage container is prescribed in paragraph
Prepare the power turbine governor for storage, ship-
ment, and installation in a metal shipping and storage
container, MS 27684-2, as follows:
Use extreme care to prevent foreign mate-
rial from entering the pneumatic tubes or
the governor ports. Internal damage to the
governor could result.
Install shipping plugs in all the ports to prevent
entry of foreign material.
Clean the exterior of the governor with a clean
cloth dampened with solvent (item 3, table 2-2). Air