DRAINING AND FILLING PUMP SYSTEM (Contd)
Draining and filling of fluids are the same for both pumps and
cylinders. Right side pump and cylinder are shown.
Piston rod or yoke must be in fully retracted position before
draining and filling cylinder.
Install hose quick-connector (2) on inner ponton (1) lower (red marked) quick-disconnect
coupling (4) with other end of hose (3) in a container if not installed.
Remove filler cap with dipstick (8) and gasket (10) from inner ponton pump (5), install funnel, and
fill reservoir (9) with clean fluid.
Continually fill reservoir with clean fluid as piston rod or yoke is
Place control lever (6) to UP position (7) if not in UP position (7), and operate handle (11) to extend
piston rod or yoke from fully retracted position to fully extended position.
Disconnect hose quick-connector (2) from quick-disconnect coupling (4) on inner ponton (1).
Place control lever (6) on inner ponton pump (5) to DOWN position (13) and operate handle (11) to
retract piston rod or yoke.
Place control lever (6) to TRANSPORT/CROSSING position.
Remove filler cap with dipstick (8) and gasket (10), if not removed, from reservoir (9) and refill
reservoir (9) with clean fluid as necessary.
Install gasket (10) and filler cap with dipstick (8) and close access cover (12).
Bleed fluid system (WP 0038 00).
Install ramp bay on transporter (TM 5-5420-278-10).