Table 17-4. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
for Workboat, Lifesaving, and Firefighting Equipment 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
c. Check that all hoses and fittings are
Hoses worn or
undamaged and not excessively worn.
Replace as required.
d. Check battery connections.make sure
Battery is cracked
cables are securely fastened and free of
corrosion. Clean as necessary and coat
with protective grease.
e. Check that engine exhaust hose and
gaskets are tight and properly sealed.
Check for leaks. Tighten, replace or
repair as necessary.
f. Flush pump assembly with clean, fresh
g. Drain and thoroughly dry all hoses, pipes,
h. Check for rust and corrosion.
paint in accordance with TB 43-0144 as
necessary. Do not paint threads or
i. Inspect pump assembly set for visible
deficiencies that, if not corrected, could
become hazardous to people or equip-
Do NOT operate pump in closed area with-
out exhaust hose connected and routed
safely to outside fresh air. Exhaust gases
are hazardous to personnel.
j. Make sure engine exhaust hose and gas-
kets are tight and sealed properly with no