Figure 25. Fan belt adjustment
5. Fuel Filter
Allow the engine to cool for approximately 30 minutes before replacing the
fuel filter. The engine is hot and presents a burn hazard. Coming in contact
with hot engine parts may cause burns and severe injury.
a. Loosen and remove fuel filter (figure 26, item 1).
b. Discard old fuel filter element as regulated waste in accordance with unit SOP and local
regulations in an approved container.
Wipe fuel filter fitting face (figure 26, item 2) clean with a rag to allow the new filter to seat
d. Apply a light coat of engine oil to the fuel filter o-ring (figure 26, item 3).
e. Fill filter with diesel fuel.
Install new fuel filter (figure 26, item 1).
g. Supply fuel to the new filter to allow air to bleed off.
h. Tighten the new fuel filter until the o-ring is fitted against the sealing face.
Using the filter wrench turn in the fuel filter an additional 2/3 of a turn.