Table 8-2. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Fuel Oil System (Continued)
Q - Quarterly
S - Semiannually
A - Annually
CHECK FOR AND HAVE
IS NOT READY/
REPAIRED OR ADJUSTED
B D A D W M Q S A
a. Check wiring for loose connections and
frayed cables. Use insulated tools to
loose or cables
secure, repair or replace cables as nec-
b. Start up after administrative or longterm
Pump must start within 60 seconds. DO
NOT try to turn over pump for more
than 60 seconds. Pump will be
1) Start pump. If pump does not start
within 60 seconds, notify shift leader
or bargemaster of problem.
2) If authorized by shift leader or barge-
master, prime pump, using lubricating
liquid, if available.
3) Start pump. If fuel does not flow
within 2 minutes, stop and vent dis-
charge line until fuel flows into con-
tainer placed under discharge line.
4) If pump still does not discharge fuel,
notify shift leader or bargemaster.
c. Check that fuel transfer pump is operat-
Class II leaks.
ing normally and not leaking more than a
slight weep (Class II). If fuel oil flow does
not start within 1 minute, notify shift
leader or bargemaster.
d. Note unusual noises or overheating of
fuel transfer pump motor which might
pump motor over-
indicate a pending malfunction.
e. Lubricate fuel transfer pump using
grease gun with #2 ball bearing grease
for normal operation. Use appropriate
grease for hot or cold weather. In
extreme heat, lubricate with hot weather
lubricant such as SAE 40.