Change 5 2-105 (2-106 through 2-111 deleted)
It is normal for water to leak into the bowl
FORDING OPERATION - CONTINUED
Enter water at right angle to bank, and drive
through water at low speed.
If opposite shore is steep, it may be necessary
to shift transmission to 1 and slowly accelerate.
Push bilge pump control lever (4) to ON.
Bilge pump light (5) should light.
When water in hull area has been pumped out,
return bilge pump control lever (4) to OFF
To remove water from rear of hull, lift out rear
floor plates and push hull drain valve (6) to
10 If water level was above drive sprockets during
fording, notify unit maintenance to check for
water in both final drives; then drain and refill as
necessary (Appendix F).
Although the Bilge Pump is considered
Not Mission Essential and will no longer
be supported with spare and repair parts,
this manual contains operational
procedures For Your Information Only.
Notify Unit maintenance if the bilge pump
no longer operates.
Engine speed must be at least 1,000 rpm
for bilge pump to operate.