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Partial Text of ICAO and IATA Packing Instruction 900
You should consult a current copy of the ICAO Technial instructions or the IATA regulation.
Except as otherwise provided for in this Packing Instruction, fuel tanks must be drained of fuel and tank caps fitted securely. Special precautions are necessary to ensure complete drainage of the fuel system of vehicles, machines or equipment incorporating internal combustion engines, such as lawn mowers, outboard motors, etc., where such machines or equipment could possibly be handled in other than an upright position. When it is not possible to handle in other than an upright position, vehicles, except those with diesel engines, must be drained of fuel as far as practicable and if any fuel remains it must not exceed one quarter of the tank capacity. Vehicles equipped with diesel engines are excepted from the requirement to drain the fuel tanks, provided that a sufficient ullage space has been left inside the tank to allow fuel expansion without leakage, and the tank caps are tightly closed. A careful check must be made to ensure there are no fuel leakages
(d) If non-spillable batteries, as defined in Packing Instruction 806, are installed, they must be securely fastened in the battery holder of the vehicle, machine or equipment and be protected in such a manner as to prevent damage and short circuits
(e) If spillable batteries are installed, they must be securely fastened in the battery holder of the vehicle, machine or equipment and be protected in such a manner as to prevent damage and short circuits. However, if it is possible for the vehicle, machine or equipment to be handled in such a way that batteries would not remain in their intended orientation, they must be removed and packed according to Packaging Instruction 433 or 800 as applicable
(g) In the event that vehicles, machines or equipment
containing internal combustion engines are being shipped in a dismantled
state such that fuel lines have been disconnected, those fuels lines must
be sealed securely;
(h) When internal combustion engines are being shipped
separately, all fuel, coolant or hydraulic systems remaining in or on
the engine must be drained as far as practicable and all disconnected
fluid pipes must be sealed with leak-proof caps, which are positively