5-15. FUEL FILTER HEAD SERVICE/REPLACEMENT
This Task Covers:
a. Service of Fuel Filter Elements
Tools and Special Tools
Fuel, Diesel (Item 17, Appendix C)
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Oil, Lubricating (Item 20, Appendix C)
(Item 18, Appendix F)
Shop Equipment, Automotive Maintenance and
Repair, Common No. 1 Less Power
(Item 14, Appendix F)
Engine OFF and cool (TM 10-3930-673-10)
a. Service of Fuel Filter Elements.
Do not smoke or allow open flame or
sparks in the vicinity while working on
any part of fuel system. Diesel fuel is
highly flammable and can cause injury or
death to personnel if accidentally ignited.
Drain primary filter element (1).
Drain primary fuel filter when water is
present in fuel/water separator or after 50
hours of operation. Be sure fuel tank is at
least 1/4 full.
Open drain (2) at base of primary filter
Operate primer button (3) on fuel transfer
pump (4) until all water is drained from
primary filter element (1) and only diesel
fuel is present.
Close drain (2) at base of primary filter