Fill the fuel tank at the end of each day of opera tion
to drive out moisture laden air and to prevent
condensation. Do not completely fill the tank. The
fuel expands when it gets warm and may overflow.
Water and sediment should be drained from the fuel
tank at the start of each shift or after the fuel tank has
been filled and allowed to stand for 5 to 20 minutes.
Drain the fuel tank and water seperator of moisture and
sediment as required by prevailing conditions.
After changing the fuel filters, always prime the fuel
system to remove air bubbles.
Accumulated grease and oil on the engine is a fire
hazard. Remove this debris with steam cleaning or
high pressure water, at least every 1000 service
meter units or each time any significant quantity of
oil is spilled on the engine.
Wipe all fittings, caps and plugs before servicing.