When the inside of the water separator becomes dirty
enough that the water level cannot be seen through the
cover, install a new element.
Stop the engine. Turn the disconnect switch OFF.
Remove the dirt from the water separator and the
surrounding area. Open the vent valve 1 and the drain
valve 2 . Allow the water to drain. Close the drain and
Depress the extended tab on the cover retaining
clamp with the heel of the hand. Lift the slotted tab from
the locking slot.
Pull off and discard the used element assembly.
Clean and inspect the three sealing surfaces on the
Make sure the seals are in the new element. Align
the locating pin in the base with the locating hole in the
new element. Install the element and the clamp.