ARMY TM 9-2815-260-24
AIR FORCE TO 38G1-126-2
MARINE CORPS TM 09244A/09245A-24
Position new fuel filter element (2) on fuel filter base (9) using a slight rocking motion. Insure
that fuel filter element is properly indexed on fuel filter base.
Position retaining ring (1) on fuel filter base (9) and tighten about 1/3 turn until retaining ring
"snaps" into detent. Do not overtighten retaining ring.
Bleed fuel system, refer to paragraph 3.12.1.
3.12.3. FUEL TRANSFER SUPPLY PUMP.
a. Test, on Engine.
Dirt in the fuel system can damage components or cause poor engine
performance. Always thoroughly clean the area around connection before
disconnecting. Always cover all openings after disconnecting. Failure to
comply can cause damage to components or poor engine performance.
Thoroughly clean outside surface of fuel filter and surrounding area.
Diesel and JP fuels are flammable and toxic to eyes, skin, and respiratory
tract. Skin and eye protection required. Avoid repeated/prolonged contact.
Provide adequate ventilation. Failure to comply could result in serious
injury or death.
Escaping diesel or JP fuel under pressure can have sufficient force to
penetrate skin. Before removing plug, be sure to relieve pressure. Failure
to comply could result in serious injury or death.
Catch fuel in suitable container. Dispose of fuel in accordance with local
Slowly loosen plug (11, Figure 3-15) and allow fuel pressure to dissipate. Remove plug (11) from
fuel filter and install fuel pressure gage.
Operating the generator set with any access door open exposes personnel to
high noise levels. Hearing protection must be worn when operating or
working near the generator set with any access door open. Failure to
comply can cause hearing damage or loss.
Start engine, refer to TM 9-6115-672-14. Fuel supply pump should maintain positive minimum
pressure of 2-4 psi (15-30 kPa).