a. Remove priming plug.
b. Fill pump with water.
c. Replace priming plug.
3-11. Float Holddown Rod
Refer to the following instructions and adjust
the float holddown rod.
a. Loosen setscrew and pull float holddown rod,
b. Loosen setscrew and push holddown rod
down to secure. Tighten setscrew.
Figure 3-5. Suction line sediment strainer service and
water pump priming instructions.
Clean all parts in a well-ventilated area.
Avoid inhalation of solvent fumes and
prolonged exposure of skin to cleaning
solvent. Wash exposed skin thoroughly.
Dry cleaning solvent (Fed. Spec. P-D-680)
used to clean parts is potentially dangerous
to personnel and property. Do not use near
open flame or excessive heat. Flash point
Figure 3-6. Float holddown rod
of solvent is 100 to 138F. (38 to 59C.).
releasing and securing instructions.
e. Clean strainer in cleaning solvent, Fed. Spec.
P-D-680, and dry thoroughly.
3-12. Drive Belts
f. Install strainer and cap.
a. Dryer Motor Drive Belts (Adjustment).
3-10. Water Pump Priming
Refer to the following instructions and figure 3-5
motor until belt has inch (1.27 cm) deflection
to prime the water pump.
between motor pulley and exhaust fan pulley.