FUEL FILTER ELEMENTS
This task covers:
a. Removal (page 2-284)
c. Inspection/Replacement (page 2-286)
b. Cleaning (page 2-286)
d. Installation (page 2-286)
Materials/Parts - Continued
Rags, wiping (item 21, Appendix C)
Solvent, drycleaning (item 28, Appendix C)
Pliers, slip-joint, multiple
tongue and groove
Detergent, GP (item 7, Appendix C)
Filter element (two required)
Gasket, filter element (four required)
Battery ground cable disconnected
Gasket, filter screw (two required)
Packing, filter screw (two required)
Packing, drainplug (two required)
Both fuel filter elements are maintained the same way. One is shown. Repeat procedures for other fuel
filter element as needed.
No open flames, welding, grinding, smoking, or use of heat producing devices permitted near fuel tank and fuel lines
during maintenance unless the fuel tank has been cleaned and purged of all flammable liquids and vapors. Fuel burns
easily and fumes are explosive. Keep battery disconnected. Failure to observe these precautions could cause serious
1. Filter screw (1)
Drainplug (2) with
a. Place drain pan under sediment
assembled packing (3)
b. Using multiple tongue and groove slip-
joint pliers, unscrew and take off.
2. Drainplug (2)
a. Using pocket knife, take off.
b. Get rid of.