PRIMARY FUEL FILTER AND BASE MAINTENANCE
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS
Filter Base: Removal, Cleaning and Inspection, Installation
Filter Element: Removal, Installation
Filter Base Only:
Tools and Special Tools
Tool kit, general mechanic's (Item 113, WP 0338
Filter Element Only:
Machine parked on level ground (TM 5-3805-248-
Shop equipment, common no. 1 (Item 101, WP
Parking/emergency brake applied (TM 5-3805-248-
Bowl lowered to ground (TM 5-3805-248-10)
Engine OFF (TM 5-3805-248-10)
Battery disconnect switch in OFF position (TM 5-
Packing, preformed (2)
DO NOT smoke or permit any open flame in area of machine while you are servicing fuel system. Be
sure hose nozzle is grounded against filler tube during refueling to prevent static electricity. Failure to
follow this warning may result in injury or equipment damage.
DO NOT perform fuel system checks, inspections or maintenance while smoking or near fire, flames or
sparks. Fuel may ignite, causing damage to machine and injury or death.
Wipe area clean around all connections to be opened during removal and disassembly. Cap lines and
plug openings after removing lines. Contamination of fuel system could result in premature failure.
Use two line wrenches to loosen or tighten fuel lines. Failure to do so may result in damage to machine.