4-130. FUEL FILTERS
This task covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanics, Automotive
Main Engine Shutdown (see para 2-12.)
(Appendix B, Section III, Item 1)
APU Shutdown (see para 2-16.)
Batteries Disconnected (see para 4-114.)
Fuel Oil (Item 41, Appendix E)
JP is approved as an alternate fuel for this vehicle
in emergency situations. JP-4 is a highly volatile
fuel. Extraordinary care must be taken when ser-
vicing components that use this fuel. The truck
shall be grounded to an approved grounding point it
contains JP-4 fuel.
Fuel is very flammable and can explode easily. To
avoid serious injury or death, keep fuel away from
open fire and keep fire extinguisher within easy
reach when working with fuel. Do not work on fuel
system when engine is hot. Fuel can be ignited by
hot engine. When working with fuel, post signs that
read NO SMOKING WITHIN 50 FEET of vehicle.
The primary and secondary engine fuel filters are
mounted along with the transmission filter, to
bracket on the front right-hand side of the truck
frame next to the transmission.
(1) Unscrew the filter cartridges (1) using a
filter removal tool. Place suitable drain
container under filters.
(2) Remove filter cartridges from the engine
and discard in a combustible waste area.