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c. Service fuel system (para 1.13).
(1) Drain residual water from fuel cells and service to full.
If ambient temperature is below -40 F (-40 C), remove battery from helicopter (para 9.40) and store
in heated building (TM 11-6140-203-14-1 and -2).
d. Disconnect battery plug and battery sensor from battery.
(1) Connect sensor plug to stowage receptacle.
e. Clean helicopter (TM 55-1500-344-23).
f. Clean exposed chrome surfaces of main landing gear struts. Use cloth (item 52, App F) and dry cleaning
solvent (item 74, App F).
g. Lubricate cleaned surfaces. Use lubricating oil (item 117, App F).
h. Download area weapon, rockets, and/or missiles as required (TM 9-1090-208-23).
i. Clean area weapon (TM 9-1090-208-23).
j. Remove external stores jettison firing cartridges (para 16.3).
k. Install protective covers (para 1.59).
l. Seal and secure APU inlet and all fuselage openings. Use barrier material (item 32, App F) and tape
(item 207, App F).
m. Install main rotor blade tiedowns (para 1.106).
n. Perform mooring procedures (para 1.76).
o. Inspect (QA).
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