OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
2-10. GENERAL. This section contains instructions for operation of the FAWPSS in the following conditions:
Arctic conditions, extreme heat, salt water areas, high altitudes, strong wind:, and sandy or dusty conditions.
For additional information on the drum assemblies, refer to TM 10-8110-202-13&P. For additional informat-
ion on the Model WPSS100 engine and pump assembly, refer to TM 5-2805-257-14 and TM 5-4320-208-12&P,
For additional information on the Model 9095-91 engine and pump assembly, refer to TM 5-4320-309-14.
a. OPERATION IN ARCTIC CONDITIONS.
(1) 125 GPM Pump and Engine Assy.
Keep engine fuel tank full to prevent condensation. Drain and service fuel filter more frequently than
under normal conditions. Refer to TM 5-2805-257-14.
Before starting engine, remove any accumulation of ice or snow from spark plugs and wiring.
Make sure inlet air temperature shutter on engine is set for winter operation.
Run engine at low speed and allow to warm to operating temperature before applying full load.
Lubricate engine in accordance with current lubrication order LO 5-2805-257-12.
Fill pump with warm water to prevent freezing at starting.
Remove drain plug from pump immediately after each use. For Model WPSS100
refer to TM 5-4320-208-12&P and for Model 9095-91 refer to TM 5-4320-309-14.
500-Gallon Water Drums and Hose Assys.
The 500-gallon water drums must be stored in a heated atmosphere in order to avoid freezing.
Be careful when handling the hose assys and water drums to avo d cracking them. Always wear
arctic mittens when handling water dispensing nozzles and other equipment associate! with the
Remove snow, sleet, or ice from the 500-gallon water drums before installing the coupler elbow valve
assy. Refer to TM10-8110-202-13&P.
(3) Nozzle Distribution Assy.
(a) Before attempting to use nozzle, remove any accumulation of ice or snow from it.