4-71. STRAINER ASSEMBLY MAINTENANCE.
Cleaning and Inspection
Personnel Required: Two
General Safety Instructions:
Dry cleaning solvent is flammable and must
not be used near open flame. Use only in a
Compressed air used for drying purposes
must not exceed 30 psi (207 kPa).
Tool kit, general mechanic's
14 in. pipe wrench
Assistance may be required to perform step 1.
Place a pail under strainer assembly. Hold body (10) with pipe wrench. Remove cap (6) and
gasket (8) from body and allow all fuel to drain. Dispose of fuel in accordance with local
(2) Remove screen (9) from body (10).
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic and flammable. Always wear protec-
tive goggles, face shield, and gloves, and use only in a well-ventilated
area. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothes and DO NOT breathe
vapors. DO NOT use near open flame or excessive heat. The solvent's
flash point is 100F-138F (38C-59C). If you become dizzy while using
cleaning solvent, immediately get fresh air and medical help. If solvent
contacts eyes, immediately wash your eyes with water and get medical
Compressed air used for drying purposes must not exceed 30 psi
(207 kPa). Wear protective clothing (goggles, face shield, and gloves)
and use caution to avoid injury to personnel.
Use dry cleaning solvent to clean screen (9). Dry screen thoroughly with compressed air. Use
a clean rag dipped in dry cleaning solvent to wipe any dirt or contaminants from inside body
Inspect gasket (8) for damage. Replace gasket if damaged.