Table 17-4. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services
for Workboat, Lifesaving, and Firefighting Systems (Continued)
B - Before
D - During
A - After
D - Daily
H - Hourly Interval
CHECK FOR AND HAVE
IS NOT READY/
REPAIRED OR ADJUSTED
B D A D
c. Change air filter. Clean around air filter
housing. Loosen four clamps and remove
cover on air intake housing. Change filter
and install in reverse order. Make sure
dirt does not enter housing while chang-
d. Change crankcase ventilation air filter.
Unscrew old filter and discard. Screw in
e. Turn off fuel valves:
Barge 1. Turn off both incoming and
return fuel line valves on portside
stem bulkhead above the Racor fuel
filter. These two shutoff valves are not
installed on Barges 2 and 3.
Barges 2 and 3. Turn off fuel oil at
turnoff valves on top of fuel tank. Be
prepared for more fuel oil spills as fuel
in line drains out through filter mount-
Change engine-mounted fuel filter (may
not be mounted on all workboat engines).
Unscrew old filter and discard. Avoid
fuel oil splashes and spills.
Check that contact surface in cover
Filter gasket dam-
and filter gasket are clean and
Carefully fill new filter with clean fuel
oil and screw on by hand until gasket
touches cover. Tighten no more than
another 1/2 turn.
g. Change Racor fuel filter on stem bulk-
Use T-handle on top of filter to
Inspect gasket. If reusable, clean and
retain. If not reusable, replace gasket.
Remove old filter element and discard.
Insert Racor replacement element
(Racor part 2010SM, or military equiv-
alent) over center tube with a turning
Fill filter with clean fuel oil. Lubricate
gasket and T-handle O-ring with fuel