. Visually check the water pump (6, fig. 4) and its connections for damage. Check all piping, lines, hose, and
extensions for damage, loose connections, or missing parts. Make sure all drain plugs are securely tightened.
. Check the spray bars (14, fig. 4) and nozzles for damage.
. Check the water tank (7, fig. 4) water level gage (14, fig. 2) and fenders (8, fig.
8) for signs
. Be sure the operator's platform (13, fig. 2)
is mounted securely and
is not damaged. Test the signal gongs (4) for
. Raise and lower the fifth wheel (12, fig. 2)
if the lift rod (3, fig. 5)
is working properly. Spin the wheel
if the bitumeter drive cable (6) and tachometer head (1) are working properly.
. Check the turn signal (2, fig. 3) and marker lamps (9, fig.
2) for proper operation.
n. Report all damaged and missing parts to organizational maintenance.
9. Servicing Equipment
a. Lubricate the water distributor in accordance with L05-3825-221-15.
10. Equipment Conversion
a. Transfer Pumping.
(1) Turn all spray control valves to OFF position.
(2) Attach suction hose (5, fig. 9) to suction tee (18, fig. 4) and submerge suction hose in water source.
(1) Using outside water source.
(a) Turn all control valves to OFF position.
b) Attach suction hose (5, fig. 9)
to suction tee (18, fig. 4) and submerge suction hose
in water source.
c) Attach fire hose
to fire hose outlet (6, fig. 9).
(2) Using water tank source.
5 Suction hose
Discharge hose rack
6 Discharge hose outlet
Spare tire bracket
7 Discharge valve lever
Foot valve and strainer
Figure 9. Water distributor, right side.