"Suggested Periodic Maintenance for Automatic Tank Gauges and Sensors" - Tennessee

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Suggested Periodic Maintenance for Automatic Tank Gauges and Sensors
As published by Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Oil and Public Safety, July, 2001
Maintenance
What To Do or Check
Check if
Operation
done
Automatic
Owner or Station Attendant
Tank Gauge
1. Check printer for paper.
2. Print out or check system inventory and verify to actual inventory.
Console
3. Print out or record system setup values, then verify if battery backup is
working by powering the unit down and then back up with the circuit
breaker. If programming is lost, the battery is bad and the unit needs
service.
4. Verify in-tank tests are being performed as required by printing reports.
5. Press Alarm/Test button to verify power, warning and alarm indicators
light and audible alarm sounds.
Verify line leak tests are being performed if line leak installed.
6.
Automatic
Owner or Station Attendant
Tank Gauge
1. Inspect probe cables for any cracking or swelling.
Probes
Vendor Technician
2. Replace probe cables if necessary.
3. Verify epoxy kits have been installed on field wiring.
4. Magnetostrictive probes only – Inspect floats and probe shaft for any
residue build up. Clean if necessary.
5. Capacitance probes only – Run diagnostic check on probe and verify
there are no open or shorted segments.
Volumetric
Owner or Station Attendant
Line
1. During or immediately after running a 3.0 gph self-test, visually inspect
the flexible fuel lines for leakage.
Leak
Detection
2. Check flexible fuel control lines for any chafing or excessive corrosion.
System
Vendor Technician
3. Replace check valve filters if necessary.
4. Verify epoxy kits have been installed on field wiring.
Pressurized
Owner or Station Attendant
1. Check submersible pump head for leakage at PLLD port and functional
Line
Leak
element with pump on.
2. Check line leak sensor cable for any cracking or damage.
Detector
Vendor Technician
3. Verify epoxy kits have been installed on field wiring.
4. Replace sensor if cables are cracked or damaged.
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Suggested Periodic Maintenance for Automatic Tank Gauges and Sensors
As published by Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Oil and Public Safety, July, 2001
Maintenance
What To Do or Check
Check if
Operation
done
Automatic
Owner or Station Attendant
Tank Gauge
1. Check printer for paper.
2. Print out or check system inventory and verify to actual inventory.
Console
3. Print out or record system setup values, then verify if battery backup is
working by powering the unit down and then back up with the circuit
breaker. If programming is lost, the battery is bad and the unit needs
service.
4. Verify in-tank tests are being performed as required by printing reports.
5. Press Alarm/Test button to verify power, warning and alarm indicators
light and audible alarm sounds.
Verify line leak tests are being performed if line leak installed.
6.
Automatic
Owner or Station Attendant
Tank Gauge
1. Inspect probe cables for any cracking or swelling.
Probes
Vendor Technician
2. Replace probe cables if necessary.
3. Verify epoxy kits have been installed on field wiring.
4. Magnetostrictive probes only – Inspect floats and probe shaft for any
residue build up. Clean if necessary.
5. Capacitance probes only – Run diagnostic check on probe and verify
there are no open or shorted segments.
Volumetric
Owner or Station Attendant
Line
1. During or immediately after running a 3.0 gph self-test, visually inspect
the flexible fuel lines for leakage.
Leak
Detection
2. Check flexible fuel control lines for any chafing or excessive corrosion.
System
Vendor Technician
3. Replace check valve filters if necessary.
4. Verify epoxy kits have been installed on field wiring.
Pressurized
Owner or Station Attendant
1. Check submersible pump head for leakage at PLLD port and functional
Line
Leak
element with pump on.
2. Check line leak sensor cable for any cracking or damage.
Detector
Vendor Technician
3. Verify epoxy kits have been installed on field wiring.
4. Replace sensor if cables are cracked or damaged.
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Wireless
Owner or Station Attendant
1. Check submersible pump head for leakage at WPLLD port and functional
Pressurized
element with pump on.
Line
Leak
Detector
Piping Sump
Owner or Station Attendant
Sensor (float
1. Inspect sensors to verify float moves freely.
type)
2. Turn sensor upside down to verify the monitor liquid alarm is activated.
Vendor Technician
3. Verify epoxy kits have been installed on field wiring.
Dispenser
Owner or Station Attendant
Pan
1. Inspect sensor cables for any cracking or swelling.
Sensor
2. Verify sensor is firmly secured in an upright position on the bottom of the
pan.
Vendor Technician
3. Verify epoxy kits have been installed on field wiring.
4. Replace sensor if cables are cracked or damaged.
Containment
Owner or Station Attendant
Sump Sensor
1. Inspect sensor cables for any cracking or swelling.
2. Verify sensor is firmly secured in an upright position on the bottom of the
containment sump.
Vendor Technician
3. Verify epoxy kits have been installed on field wiring.
4. Replace sensor if cables are cracked or damaged.
Vapor Sensor
Owner or Station Attendant
1. Inspect sensor cables for any cracking or swelling.
Vendor Technician
2. Verify epoxy kits have been installed on field wiring.
3. Replace sensor if cables are cracked or damaged.
Groundwater
Owner or Station Attendant
1. Inspect sensor cables for any cracking or swelling.
Sensor
2. Lift sensor above water level in the well and verify the system activates a
“Water Out” alarm.
Vendor Technician
3. Verify epoxy kits have been installed on field wiring.
4. Replace sensor if cables are cracked or damaged.
5. If the sensor does not alarm (item 2 above) replace the sensor.
Hydrostatic
Owner or Station Attendant
1. Inspect sensor cables for any cracking or swelling.
Sensor
Vendor Technician
2. Remove sensor from brine reservoir and verify floats move freely. With
sensor in its upright position, the system should activate a “Fuel Alarm”.
Turn the sensor upside down to be sure the system activates a “Water
Alarm”. If the sensor does not alarm in both conditions, replace the
sensor.
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3. Verify epoxy kits have been installed on field wiring.
4. Replace sensor if cables are cracked or damaged.
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