MODERN BURNER UNIT (MBU)
DRAIN FUEL TANK
THIS SECTION COVERS:
Draining the fuel tank
MBU shut down and cooled off
Tools and Special Tools
Fuel Can(WP 0060, Table1, Item 5), Fuel Can Adapter, Fuel Hose
Drain Fuel Tank. The fuel tank should be drained prior to any service operation that would cause fuel to
leak from the system. The tank must also be drained prior to sending to Unit or Direct Support
Two Person Lift
The MBU weighs approximately 58 pounds fully fueled (26.3 kg). Two persons must carry the
MBU when fully fueled, lifting with legs, not back, to prevent injury.
Fire / Fuel Contamination
Have rags on hand to clean up fuel spillage that may occur to prevent contamination. Do not
perform this procedure near an open flame to prevent fire.
Place MBU on its left side so the fuel tank fill plug (1) is on top.
Connect the fuel hose (2) to the fuel fill nipple (3) on the burner, and connect the other end to the fuel can
adapter (4). The fuel can (6) must be located close to and lower than the MBU to allow the fuel to drain
out. Coil the excess fuel hose and place on table beside MBU.
Open tank fill plug (1). Open manual relief vent (5) on Fuel Can Adapter (4).
When fully drained, replace fill plug (1) and disconnect fuel hose (2) . Close manual relief vent (5).