supply tube assembly (2).
12-83. TROOP/CARGO WINTERIZATION HEATER FUEL SUPPLY TUBE ASSEMBLY
This task covers:
M998, M998A1, M1038, M1038A1
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Sealing compound (Appendix C, Item 44)
Fuel tank removed (para. 3-24).
General Safety Instructions
Do not perform this procedure near fire, flames,
or spar .
Diesel fuel is highly flammable. Do not perform this procedure
near firs, flames, or sparks. Severe injury or death will result.
1. Mark position of fuel supply tube assembly (2) on access cover (3).
Cover or plug all open hoses and connections immediately after
disconnection to prevent contamination. Remove all plugs prior to
Have drainage container ready to catch fuel.
2. Disconnect tank-to-hose fuel supply line (4) from fuel supply tube assembly (2).
3. Remove fuel supply tubs assembly (2) from fuel tank (1).
1. Apply sealing compound to threads of fuel supply tube assembly (2) and install tube assembly (2) on
fuel tank (1).
Apply sealing compound to tank-to-hose fuel supply line (4) and connect fuel supply line (4) to fuel
FOLLOW-ON TASKS: Install fuel tank (para. 3-24).
Operate troop/cargo heater (TM 9-2320-280-10) and check for fuel leaks.