4-51. FUEL FILTER HEAD REPLACEMENT/REPAIR.
This task covers:
TM or Para
Tool kit, general mechanics: automotive
Fuel filter and water
Negative battery cables
General Safety Instructions
If engine has previously been in operation,
Packing, preformed (2)
allow engine time to cool before performing
Fuel is very flammable and can explode
easily. To avoid serious injury or death:
Keep fuel away from open flame or
any spark (ignition source).
Keep at least a B-C fire extinguisher
within easy reach when working with
fuel or on a fuel system.
Post signs that read "NO SMOKING
WITHIN 50 FEET (15 m)" when
working with open fuel, fuel lines or
(1) Remove nut (1) and filter head (2) from
manifold cover (3).
(2) Remove and discard preformed packing (4)
from filter head (2).
(3) Remove preformed packing (5) and
adapter (6). Discard preformed packing.