FUEL FILTER ASSEMBLY SERVICE/REPAIR/REPLACE.
This task covers: a . Service b . Removal c . Inspection/Repair d . Installation e . Operational Check
Tool kit, general mechanic's (Item 1, Appendix B)
Filter wrench (Item 2, Appendix B)
General Safety Instructions
Fuel filter cartridges
Well ventilated area, away from open flame, re-
Lint-free cloth (Item 19, Appendix C)
quired for diesel fuel.
Turn fuel supply and return valves off prior to removing
Remove two fuel filter cartridges (1) . Using filter
wrench, rotate counterclockwise to remove .
Install fuel filters as follows:
Death or serious injury could occur if diesel
fuel is not handled carefully . Use in a well
ventilated area away from open flame, arcing
equipment, ignition sources, heaters, or
excessive heat . Always store fuel in proper,
marked containers . DO NOT SMOKE.
Use a clean, lint-free towel to clean filter
head gasket surface.
Apply a light film of clean engine oil to filter
gasket surface (2).
Fill filters with clean fuel.
Install filter on filter head . Tighten filter until
gasket contacts filter head surface.
Tighten filter an additional 1/2 to 3/4 turn
after gasket contacts filter head surface.