Nozzles. Make sure hoses are installed with
correct nozzles for the operation intended. For M969 and
M969A1, contact unit maintenance to install nozzles.
DO NOT let go of static reel cable when re-
winding until the ball stop Is firmly touching
f. Emergency Valve Operation. The emergency valve
the reel. Failure to follow this warning may
(fig. 2-16) controls the tank outlet. The emergency valve
cause injury to personnel.
and its related vapor vent are mechanically operated by a
lever, operator A, in the piping control assembly (figs. 2-11
(6) Static Reel (M969 and M969A1). This static
and 2-12). Engaging the lever opens the emergency valve
reel in the piping control assembly (para 2-11) is used
to permit fuel flow to/from the tank sump. At the same
when two vehicles are being serviced at the same time.
time, the vapor vent at the top of the tank opens to relieve
The static ground cable is pulled from the static reel and
pressure/vacuum during loading/unloading.
attached both to the unit being serviced and to a grounding
plug, stud, or clamp. The reel has an automatic locking
(1) The emergency valve must be open for all
device which engages when the cable is extended to the
loading/unloading operations except top loading.
desired length and releases when the cable is pulled out
again. The reel is spring-loaded to rewind automatically.
(2) In an emergency, close the emergency valve
by disengaging operator A (roadside of semitrailer) or by
Bulk Fuel Servicing Hoses. Whenever bulk fuel
pulling emergency valve shut-off (fig. 2-17) (on opposite
hose is required, remove the necessary lengths from the
hose troughs and couple together as required.