The following summary list is adapted from the warnings within
this volume. However, all warnings should be observed as noted in
Support brake access covers with hand to prevent personal injury when removing covers.
Careless handling may result in serious injury to
Powerplant weighs more than 8500 pounds.
personnel or damage to equipment. Do not permit powerplant to strike hull.
Compressed air used for cleaning purposes will not exceed 30 psi. Use only with effective chip guarding
and personal protective equipment (goggles/shield, gloves, etc.).
Do not allow smoking, open flames, and tank or other vehicle operation within 50 feet while draining
Do not let upper and lower fuel-water sensor probes come into direct contact with each other or with
metal container during operational tests. Do not touch bare ends of sensor probe cables.
Assign one person with a fire extinguisher as fire guard during all powerplant tests.
Take all necessary safety precautions to eliminate possible injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
Stand clear of transmission output flanges whenever engine is running. Hearing protection is required.
During engine fuel leak check, observe for fuel leakage from a safe distance. Fuel is delivered under
high pressure from fuel pump to fuel injector nozzles. Injury to personnel could result if contact
spray from loose or defective fuel lines.
Ignition coils on engine are capable of producing extremely high voltage. Output of the ignition system
is sufficient to cause a dangerous electrical shock. Never touch any uncovered or live connections.
Transmission shroud is hot after operation. Allow engine to cool 1 hour before removing shroud. Wear
asbestos gloves for protection.