M2/M3 BFV: FIRE SUPPRESSION SYST - OD1607 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
(4) Controls and Indicators. The fire suppression panel on the
driver's instrument panel contains a FIRE SUPPRESSION toggle switch
(figure 5) to place the system in the MANUAL or AUTO (automatic) mode
The MANUAL indicator light goes on when the FIRE
SUPPRESSION switch is moved to the MANUAL position.
(discharged) indicator light illuminates during and after the
automatic discharge of the fire suppression system. Resetting of the
DISCH indicator is accomplished at the S2 toggle switch on the
vehicle distribution box (figure 6 on the following page).
THE FIRE SUPPRESSION SWITCH.
b. Engine Compartment Fire Suppression.
is protected by a third pressurized halon 1301 fire bottle which is
located at the driver's station.
This fire bottle can only be
discharged manually, either by pulling the external fire suppression
handle (figure 7 on page 8) to discharge the cylinder from outside
knob (figure 8 on page 9) located at the driver's station inside the
extinguisher is fully charged.