BLEEDING PUMP SYSTEM (Contd)
Bleeding of fluid on both pumps is performed the same way.
Right-hand inner ponton pump is shown.
Accidental or intentional introduction of liquid contaminants into
the environment is in violation of state, federal, and military
regulation. Refer to Army POL (WP 0001 00) for information
concerning storage, use, and disposal of these liquids. Failure to
do so may result in injury or death.
Cap or plug all hoses, connections, and openings immediately
after disconnection to prevent contamination. Remove caps or
plugs prior to installation. Failure to do so may result in damage
Tag hoses for installation.
Have container ready to catch fluid.
Open access cover (3) and place control lever (2) on pump (5) to TRANSPORT/CROSSING position.
Install handle (1) on pump (4) and operate handle (1) approximately 30 strokes to bleed pump (5).
Remove filler cap with dipstick (6) from pump reservoir (4) and check fluid level using filler
cap dipstick (6).
Position filler cap plug threads (7) onto reservoir opening (9) with threads on top of opening (9) to
check level, and fill reservoir (4) to max position on dipstick (8) if necessary.
Check gasket seal (10) on filler cap with dipstick (6) for damage and replace if necessary.
Install filler cap with dipstick (6) on pump reservoir (4).