FUEL WATER SEPARATOR ELEMENT MAINTENANCE (Contd)
Diesel fuel is flammable. Keep fuel away from open flames and
keep fire extinguisher within reach when working with fuel. Do not
work on fuel system while engine is hot. Fuel can be ignited by
contact with hot engine. Failure to comply may result in death or
injury to personnel.
Both fuel water separator elements are replaced the same way. This
procedure covers the replacement of one fuel water separator
Have container ready to catch fuel.
Turn handle (14) to closed position on intermediate fuel shutoff valve (15).
Remove drain plug (13) and washer (12). Drain fuel water separator.
Remove screw (1), washer (2), seal (3), seal (5), O-ring (6), element (7), O-ring (8), sediment bowl (9),
O-ring (10), and base (11) from fuel water separator head (4). Discard seals (3) and (5), and
O-rings (6), (8), and (10).
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
For general cleaning and inspection instructions, refer to WP 0013 00.
Skysol 100 solvent is combustible; DO NOT use or store near heat,
sparks, flame, or other ignition sources. Use mechanical ventilation
whenever product is used in a confined space, heated above
ambient temperatures, or agitated. Keep container sealed when not
Contact with Skysol 100 may cause skin irritation. Use chemical-
resistant gloves. In case of skin contact, remove any contaminated
clothing and wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. Wash
contaminated clothing before reuse. Eye contact may cause
irritation, tearing, or blurring of vision. Use face shield or goggles
when eye contact may occur. In case of eye contact, flush eyes with
large amounts of water for at least 15 minutes or until irritation
subsides. Inhalation may cause irritation to upper respiratory
passages. DO NOT have food or drink in the vicinity. Failure to
comply may result in injury to personnel.
Clean element (7), sediment bowl (9), and base (11) with Skysol 100 and dry with cloth.
Inspect fuel water separator head (4), element (7) and base (11) for damage to O-ring seating area.
Replace if cracked or seating area is damaged.
Inspect base (11) and drain plug (13) for stripped threads. Replace if threads are stripped.
Fill sediment bowl with fuel prior to installation.
Install screw (1) washer (2), and new seal (3) securing base (11), new O-ring (10), sediment bowl (9),
new O-ring (8), element (7), new O-ring (6), and new seal (5) on fuel water separator head (4).
Install drain plug (13) and washer (12) on base (11). Tighten drain plug (13).