SERVICE BEFORE STORAGE
This section contains the instructions required to service the field range outfit prior to storage.
4-10.1. BURNER UNIT.
a. Remove grease, caked carbon, and cooking oil from the burner unit (including flanges and threads) by wire
b. Clean burner slots with burner slot cleaner.
c. Wash fire unit with hot soapy water and rinse with clear water.
Dry cleaning solvent, P-D-680 (item 5, Table F-l), used to clean parts, is poten-
tially dangerous to personnel and property. Avoid repeated and prolonged skin
contact. Do not use near open flame or excessive heat. Flash point of solvent is
100 degrees F to 138 degrees F (38 degrees C to 59 degrees C).
d. Take apart the generator valve stem, wire brush and coat valve stem threads and packing nut threads with
antiseize compound. Valve stem should be unscrewed before replacing nut orifice. Replace packing as needed
and reassemble valve.
e. Place dry cleaning solution P-D-680 (item 5, Table F-1) in fuel tank. Agitate, then drain fuel tank by remov-
ing drain plug in rear of U-tank. Reinstall and tighten drain plug. Hand tighten fuel filler cap. Close Flame Valve
and Preheater Valve. Keep the tank dry.
f. Coat the burner and unpainted parts with P-10 Grade 1 Preservative Oil (item 6, Table F-l).
g. If the mixing chamber or the outside of the fuel tank needs painting, use aluminum paint only (item 7, Table
h. Check bottom of fuel tank for signs of dragging or bumping of the base bar. If required shim under the
tank brackets with inch flat washers for adequate clearance between base bar and tank.
a. Clean Cabinet with hot soapy water and rinse with clear water or approved solvent. If available, a com-
mercial type nylon cleaning pad may be used to remove corrosion or caked-on grease.
I CAUTION I
DO NOT use abrasive cleaners or wire brushes.
b. Check cabinet for signs of corroding or peeling. The coating over the metal may show spots. If so, remove
them with soap and water, an approved solvent, or nylon cleaning pad.
c. Check braces, angles and support parts for proper fastening.
d. Check latch pins, shutters, door latches and rests, lift handles, and inner rack parts for proper operation.
e. Use a wooden match or toothpick to clean bracket joints, spring and pin assemblies, and rivet seats.