4-21. FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY - SERVICE/REPLACE.
This Task Covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive (Appendix B, Section III, Item 1).
Dry Cleaning Solvent (Appendix E, Section II, Item 3).
Plastic Ties (Appendix E, Section II, Item 9).
Teflon Tape (Appendix E, Section II, Item 7).
15 GAL Bucket (Appendix E, Section II, Item 14).
Nut, self-locking (Appendix H, Section II, Item 11).
Lockwasher (Appendix H, Section II, Item 7).
Engine shut down and cool.
Enclosure Removed (para. 4-13).
DO NOT smoke or use open flame when working on the fuel system. An
explosion may occur, causing severe injury or death.
Use extreme caution when working with fuel.
Clean up spills immediately.
Service. (Refer to Figure 4-9.)
Drain diesel fuel into suitable container by removing cap (1).
If diesel fuel appears contaminated or contains water, or if rough or erratic engine operation has been
noticed, clean system thoroughly.
If cleaning the fuel tank is not necessary, proceed to step 9.
Loosen clamp (2) and slide hose (3) off of fuel tank inlet (4).