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
If pump is loosing capacity or pressure,
adjust end clearance as follows:
If pump is furnished with relief valve, it
is not necessary to remove valve from
1) Remove capscrews attaching head to
2) Remove head gasket.
3) Install proper amount of head gaskets
to provide necessary end clearance
within pump, so pump turns freely
with no end play.
4) Attach head to casing using cap-
Check liquid levels in
storage tanks and
transferring fuel. Fill
tanks as necessary.
Check fuel storage and
day tank visual
liquid level indicators for damage. Report
mal or nonfunctioning level switches to
shift leader or bargemaster.
c. Drain and flush clean the liquid level indi-
cator to reduce magnetic buildup. Dry
surfaces with a clean, lint-free cloth.
d. Monitor proper operation of fuel storage
tank liquid level switches on EMS video
displays on fuel oil system.
e. Check that day tank high level switch
automatically stops fuel transfer pump
when day tank is full.
f. Check air tank escape valve frame
screen and protective mesh for clogging
and excessive corrosion. Clean or
replace as necessary.