3-39. FUEL TANK AND SIGHT GLASS
This task covers:
Tool kit SC 4940-97-CL-E12
Drycleaning solvent (Item 30, Appendix B)
Main air reservoir removed
Battery box removed
Sand box removed
Removal procedures must be performed from the fireman's side.
Check that fuel tank has been drained.
Disconnect fuel supply line (1) and fuel return line (2).
Disconnect vent pipe (3).
Disconnect relief valve (4).
Remove fuel filler neck (5) on engineers side.
Place a suitable lifting device under fuel tank (6) for support.
Remove 12 bolts (7), flat washers (8), lockwashers, (9), and nuts (10).
Components of this locomotive are heavy and may be awkward to handle. Use correct lifting procedures,
indicated lifting devices, and/or assistance from other personnel to avoid injury.
Use a suitable lifting device and remove fuel tank (6).