MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES (Contd)
DRAIN FUEL WATER SEPARATOR
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 separators are drained the same way. This
procedure covers the draining of one fuel water separator.
For general cleaning and inspection instructions, refer to
2. View fuel water separator (1) for water; if water is present continue with next step.
Do not remove drain plug. Plug is designed to drain
separator without removing plug from separator.
Have container ready to catch fuel.
3. Loosen drain plug (2) by turning left and allow fuel water separator (1) to drain
water into suitable container until clean fuel runs out.
4. Tighten drain plug (2) by turning right until fuel water separator (1) is sealed
and no drips are present.
Accidental or intentional introduction of liquid
federal, and military regulation. Refer to Army POL
disposal of these liquids. Failure to comply may result in
damage to environment and health of personnel.
6. Dispose of discarded water.