(d) New equipment that has not been
be unloaded from the transporting carrier by a lifting
put into service and/or equipment
device or pulled on its skid frame. When lifting device is
stored for a period of time
exceeding 90 days without starting
must have engine fuel injection
pumps completely purged with clean
fuel before any attempt is made to
crank the engine.
The unit lifting device must be
below are not followed, fuel pump
capable of lifting a minimum of 2
seizure could occur.
(a) Remove all blocks and tie downs
unit to the carrier.
Engines should not be started the
first time using the fuel pump as the
(b) Lift or pull the unit off the carrier.
sole primer for the fuel. The system
should be purged so as to have a full
(2) Unpacking and deprocessing. Remove all
flow of fuel at the injection pump.
crating, blocking, and protective material.
Under no circumstances should the
engine be motored with the starter or
by other means until fuel system is
completely emptied of preserving oil
and properly primed with prescribed
grade of diesel fuel.
(b) Carefully unpack components and
inspect for damage.
1. Remove drain plug from bottom of fuel
tank and drain any fuel or condensate that
may be present in the tank. Install the
drain plug and fill the fuel tank with clean
grade of fuel and capacity.
(Depreservation Guide for Vehicles
and Equipment) furnished with the
2. Purge the fuel injection pump
unit and complete the deprocessing
before any servicing is attempted.