SECONDARY FUEL FILTER ASSEMBLY MAINTENANCE - CONTINUED
FILTER ELEMENT REPLACEMENT
DO NOT perform fuel system checks, inspections or maintenance while smoking or near fire, flames or
sparks. Fuel may ignite, causing injury or death, or equipment damage.
Use caution to ensure fuel system does not become contaminated. Keep work area clean. Install protective
caps and plugs as needed. Contamination of fuel system could result in premature failure.
Turn fuel shutoff valve (1) at bottom of fuel tank to
Remove filter element (2) and discard.
Wipe sealing surfaces of filter base (3) clean and dry.
Coat seal on new filter element (2) with clean fuel.
Do NOT overtighten or fuel leaks could result.
Install new filter element (2) by hand until seal on ele-
ment contacts filter base (3). Tighten element an addi-
tional 3/4 turn.
Turn fuel shutoff valve (1) at bottom of fuel tank to ON position.
Prime fuel system (WP 0038 00).
Run engine and check for proper operation and fuel leaks (TM 5-2410-233-10).