Operator must take every precaution to prevent snow from
blowing into vehicle engine when parked. Snow will melt and later
form ice to jam engine controls.
(3) Park vehicle with wood planks, brush, mats, or canvas under the wheels if a long
shutdown period in open area is anticipated.
Do not apply parking brake.
Brakeshoes may freeze to the
(4) Place transmission gearshift lever
(1) and transfer selector lever (2) in
N (neutral) position.
(5) Place chocks behind vehicle wheels
if parking on a grade no matter how slight.
f. After Operation.
(1) Check fluid level of alcohol evaporator (4) at left
front of engine compartment. Remove filler cap (3) and add
alcohol, as required.
(2) Start engine coolant heater, if required (refer to
(3) Perform after operation services in table 2-2.
If 1 pint (0.473 l) or more of fuel must be drained
before fuel is clear, fuel tanks and fueling source
should be inspected carefully. Report fuel contam-
ination to organization maintenance.
(4) Fuel filter/water separator (5) must be drained to
remove condensation in fuel system.
(a) Open fuel line inlet draincock (6) located
near top of water separator (5).
(b) Open draincock (7) at bottom of fuel
filter/water separator (5). Allow water. if present, to
drain off into a container.
(c) If large amounts of water and/or impurities
are visible, allow fuel to drain until fuel is clear.
(d) If little or no fuel passes out of the filter,
report clogging of fuel filter to organizational
(e) Close draincocks (6) and (7) before operating
(f) Prime fuel system (refer to paragraph 3-11f.).