i. Fuel Filter Assembly.
DO NOT smoke or use open flame when working on the fuel system. An
explosion may occur, causing severe injury or death.
Clean up spills as soon as they occur. Spills may result in serious slip and fall
Keep fuel away from open fire and keep fire extinguisher within easy reach
when working with fuel. Fuel is very flammable and can explode easily.
Removal. (Refer to Figure 4-38.)
Loosen center bolt (1) from fuel filter head (2) and drain diesel fuel into drain pan.
Unscrew the center bolt (1) and remove fuel filter bowl (3), with center bolt. Remove filter element (4),
element washer (5) and bowl seal (6) from filter head (2).
Remove upper seal (7) and lower seal (8) from filter bowl (3).
Inspect all parts for cracks, distortion and other damage. Replace parts as needed.
Dry cleaning solvent is flammable. Keep solvent away from open flames or sparks.
Avoid inhaling solvent fumes or contact with skin.
Thoroughly clean fuel filter bowl (3) with dry cleaning solvent. Dry inside with wiping rags.