8-16. FUEL PRESSURE
Thistask covers: Testing
4-11 Rocker arm covers removed
TOOLS AND SPECIAL TOOLS
General mechanics tool kit (App B, Item 96)
Fuel pressure gage (App B, Item 31)
Fuel nut wrench (App B, Item 99)
Turbocharger inlet shield (App B, Item 81)
Torque wrench (App B, Item 100)
a. Remove fuel inlet tube (l) from injector (2)andfuel inlet manifold(3).
b. Connect pressure gage (4)toinjector (2)and fuel manifold(3).
Avoid contact with hot manifolds, pulleys, and other moving parts to
avoid personal injury.
Wear proper ear protection when running engine. Noise volume of
engine can cause hearing loss or injury.
Protective turbocharger air inlet shield must be installed prior to doing
maintenance when e-ngine is running and air inlet has been removed .-
Contact with rotating blades will cause injury to personnel.
Run engine in clean area when air intake ducting is removed. Dirt, dust, and particles
in unfiltered air can enter engine and damage parts or cause mechanical failure.
c. Start engine and operate at 1800 RPM. Note reading on fuel pressure gage (4). Fuel pressure
must be 50-70 PSI (345-482 kPa) at 1800 RPM.
d. Move governor stop lever (5) to NO-FUEL position to stop engine.