HYDRAULIC TANK REPLACEMENT
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS
Tools and Special Tools
Tool kit, general mechanic's (Item 113, WP 0338
Hydraulic tank drained (TM 5-3805-248-10)
Shop equipment, common no. 1 (Item 104, WP
Lifting device, 700 lb minimum capacity
Wooden wedge, 3 in. x 8 in.
Filler cap and strainer assembly removed (WP 0231
Do not remove hydraulic tank filler cap or disconnect or remove any hydraulic system line or fitting
unless hydraulic system pressure has been relieved. Hydraulic system pressure can be over 2,500 psi
(17,237 kPa), even with engine and pump off. To relieve pressure, lower all hydraulic attachments to the
ground and shut down engine. Move control levers through all operating positions, then slowly loosen
hydraulic tank filler cap. After maintenance, tighten all connections before applying pressure. Escaping
hydraulic fluid under pressure can penetrate skin, causing injury or death.
Hydraulic oil is very slippery. Immediately wipe up any spills. Failure to follow this warning may cause