2-44. OPERATION IN EXTREME DUST (CONT)
b. Allow as much distance as possible between vehicles and operate at low speeds.
c. Check and drain fuel/water separator (3) at stops (para 2-15, item 32).
d. Park vehicle so that front of vehicle does not face into wind, when possible.
e. Cover air intake, radiator, and cab with tarp during extended shutdown.
Keep glass surfaces covered with tarp as much as possible in blowing dust
conditions. Failure to comply may result in scratched glass surfaces.
f. Cover glass surfaces when not needed for operations. Take extra care when cleaning
glass to prevent scratching surfaces.
Do not direct high-pressure water stream at glass surfaces, seals, air intake,
exhaust outlet, or any other component of vehicle that could be easily
damaged by high-pressure water stream. Failure to comply may result in
damage to equipment.
g. Clean dust from wheels, axles, universal joints, steering mechanism, and radiator as
soon as possible.