PRIMARY FUEL FILTER AND BASE MAINTENANCE - CONTINUED
FILTER BASE CLEANING AND INSPECTION
Solvent cleaning compound MIL-PRF-680 Type III is an environmentally compliant and low toxic
material. However, it may be irritating to the eyes and skin. Use protective gloves and goggles. Use in
well-ventilated areas. Keep away from open flames and other sources of ignition.
Particles blown by compressed air are hazardous. DO NOT exceed 15 psi (103 kPa) nozzle pressure
when drying parts with compressed air. Use a maximum of 30 psi (207 kPa) when cleaning compo-
nents. DO NOT direct compressed air against human skin. Failure to follow this warning may result in
injury or death. Make sure air stream is directed away from user and other personnel in the area. To pre-
vent injury, user must wear eye protection.
Remove gasket material from all mating surfaces.
Clean all parts with solvent.
Dry all parts with compressed air.
Inspect all parts for damage and replace as necessary.
FILTER ELEMENT INSTALLATION
Install spring (16), retainer (17), retaining ring (18) and element (19) in case (15).
Lightly coat new preformed packing with clean fuel prior to installation.
Install new preformed packing (14) in case (15).
Install case (15) assembly on base (7).
Install lock ring (13), washer (12) and bolt (11) in base (7).