FUEL FILTER/WATER SEPARATOR REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
REMOVAL - CONTINUED
Open drain valve (4) on fuel filter (3) and drain fluid into a suitable container. Dispose of drained fluid in accordance
For ARMY vehicle, fuel will drain from fuel pump as fuel filter is removed. Be prepared to install new
fuel filter quickly to minimize fuel spillage.
Remove fuel filter (3) from fuel pump (1). Discard fuel filter.
Remove threaded adapter seal ring from fuel pump (1). Discard seal ring.
Ensure fuel pump sealing surface is clean and free of old gasket material.
Install new threaded adapter seal ring, provided with new fuel filter, on fuel pump (1).
Apply a light coat of lubricating oil to new filter gasket and fill fuel filter with correct fuel.
Install new fuel filter (3) on fuel pump (1) and tighten until gasket contacts fuel pump surface.
Overtightening of filter can distort threads and damage fuel filter seal.
Tighten fuel filter (3) an additional to turn.