FUEL TANK AND SHIELD MAINTENANCE (M1009).
This task covers:
Both battery negative cables disconnected.
(See paragraph 4-38)
Fuel tank drained.
General Safety Instructions
l MOS 63B (2)
DO NOT perform this procedure near fire, flames, or sparks.
Always wear goggles when working on underside of truck.
Diesel fuel is flammable. DO NOT perform this procedure near fire,
flames, or sparks. A fire extinguisher must be on hand in work area.
Failure to follow this warning may result in serious injury or death.
Always wear goggles when working on underside of truck. Fuel spillage
can occur when disconnecting fuel lines. Failure to follow this warning
may result in serious eye injury.
If removing fuel tank shield (25), perform steps 1-5.
Access to bolts (12) and washers (11) in step 1, bolts in step 5, and
nuts and washers in step 7, is easier with endgate down.
Remove 2 bolts (12) and washers (11) at tow hook bracket (10).
At center of rear bumper brace (1), 2 bolts (5) are installed into
Remove 6 bolts (5), 10 washers (4), and 4 nuts (3), and remove rear bumper brace (1).
Remove 4 bolts (9), nuts (6), Iockwashers (7), and washers (8) which secure tow hook
bracket (10) to rear bumper. Discard Iockwashers.