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TM 9-2815-226-34-2
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Preparation for permanent storage
NOTE
If engine is to be stored for six months or more, its lubrication system, cooling
system, fuel system, combustion system, and external parts must be protected
against rust and corrosion.
Preserve lubrication system before preserving fuel, combustion, and cooling
systems.
Engine lubrication system has 28 qt (26.6 1) capacity.
(1)
Remove oil pan drain plug and drain crankcase. Reinstall drain plug.
(2)
Fill crankcase to full mark on oil dipstick with MIL-L-21260, Type 1, Grade 30 preservative oil.
(3)
Attach a tag to crankcase filling location. Mark tag to read "THIS CRANKCASE IS FILLED TO
THE OPERATING LEVEL WITH PRESERVATIVE LUBRICATING OIL GOOD FOR OPERATION
UNTIL THE FIRST REQUIRED LUBRICANT CHANGE - DO NOT DRAIN - CHECK OIL LEVEL -
IF LOW, FILL TO THE OPERATING LEVEL WITH MIL-L-45199, GRADE 30 OPERATING OIL".
(4)
Disconnect fuel supply line from engine fuel pump filter and injector drain line from drain line T-
fitting.
(5)
Fill two five-gallon containers, one with diesel fuel, the other with MIL-L-644, Type P-9
preservative oil.
(6)
Assemble a shut-off valve and T-fitting to a line from the preservation container.
(7)
Assemble a second shut-off valve to a line from the diesel fuel container.
(8)
Connect line from diesel fuel shut-off valve to preservative oil T-fitting.
(9)
Attach a fuel line to the T-fitting and secure either end of line to engine fuel pump filter inlet.
(10)
Open diesel fuel shut-off valve and close preservative oil shut-off valve.
(11)
Attach injector drain line to diesel fuel container to collect drainage while running engine.
(12)
Remove air compressor inlet and discharge air lines.
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