4-8.3.6 Diesel engine fuel filter replacement.
Remove filter (Figure 4-5).
To ensure a proper seal, ensure all old gasket material is removed.
Clean gasket sealing surface of the filter base.
Put light coat of oil (MIL-L-2104) on filter seal.
Install filter. Tighten by hand until gasket contacts base, then tighten 1/2 to 3/4 turn more.
Bleed fuel system (paragraph 4-8.3.7).
4-8.3.7 Diesel engine fuel system bleeding. Following fuel system maintenance or rf engine misfires or smokes, bleed
air from the system as follows:.
Ensure fuel line valve is open and the engine shutoff control is OFF.
Unlock the fuel priming pump (Figure 4-16).
Operate the priming pump until resistance is felt.
Lock the fuel priming pump.
If engine continues to smoke or misfire, further bleeding is necessary With engine running, loosen the fuel.
line nuts, one at a time, several times in succession and allow the fuel to run until free of air bubbles. Tighten. fuel line
4-8.3.8 Diesel engine starter replacement. Remove and replace starter (P/N 2914359-1) as follows (Figure 4-17).
To prevent electric shock, make sure battery is disconnected before performing maintenance.
Disconnect engine battery.
Tag and disconnect wires and cables.
Support weight of starter.
Remove three bolts and flatwashers Remove starter.
Ensure starter gasket is In good condition. Replace if necessary.
Position starter on flywheel housing and Install three flatwashers and bolts Torque bolts evenly (Table
Connect wires and cables Remove tags.
Connect engine battery.
Record completion of maintenance action In maintenance logbook.