PREPARATION FOR STORAGE AND SHIPMENT - CONTINUED
Long Term Storage (Greater Than 90 Days).
Perform a complete operational check. Operate propulsion, vibratory and steering systems and water spray (TM 5-
Thoroughly clean roller. Remove all grease, dirt, rocks, tar and other foreign debris.
Visually inspect all metal components to locate areas to be repainted. Drum surfaces do not require painting.
Repaint as required (TM 43-0139).
With the exception of procedures involving fuel tank and engine crankcase, perform all Operator PMCS (TM 5-
Spray inside of fuel tank with preservative oil (Item 28, WP 0219 00).
Coat threaded surface of fuel tank drain plug with preservative oil (Item 28, WP 0219 00).
Remove and clean fuel filler cap.
Coat inside of fuel filler cap with preservative oil (Item 28, WP 0219 00).
Install fuel tank drain plug and fuel filler cap.
A two compartment portable container with a three position valve is required when preserving roller fuel
system for long term storage. The container is needed to supply fuel and preservative oil to engine during
preservation procedures. One side of container must contain diesel fuel (Item 16, WP 0219 00) and other
Disconnect fuel line from fuel/water separator on the "in from fuel tank" side (WP 0042 00).
Connect fuel/preservative hose to fuel/water separator.
Disconnect fuel return hose from fuel filter (WP 0040 00) and place in container for collecting fuel and
preservative oil with a 55 gallon (200 liter) capacity.
Open valve on fuel/preservative container to FUEL position.
Start engine (TM 5-3895-379-10) and allow to operate at fast idle until engine is warm.
Set throttle to run engine at 2100 rpm (TM 5-3895-379-10).
Turn fuel/preservative valve to PRESERVATIVE position.
Visually inspect fluid flowing from return line. When fluid is undiluted preservative oil, turn engine off
Turn fuel/preservative valve to OFF position.
Disconnect fuel/preservative hose from fuel/water separator.
Discard fuel/preservative mixture collected from fuel return line IAW local regulations.