prolonged exposure of skin to clean
solvent. Wash exposed skin
thoroughly. Dry cleaning solvent (fed.
spec. P-D-680) used to clean parts is
potentially dangerous to personnel
and property. Do not use near open
flame or excessive heat. Flash point of
solvent is 100°F (38°C).
(3) Clean the parts with dry cleaning solvent (fed.
spec. P-D-680) and allow all parts to dry thoroughly
(4) Install the filter element (3) in the fuel strainer
body (4). Install the bowl (1), using a new gasket (2), and
swing the bail in place. Engage the screw in the notch
in the bottom of the bowl and tighten the nut hand
(5) Turn on the fuel supply and connect the power
plug. With the cover panels still removed, start the
heater and check for leaks around the fuel strainer
bowl. If any leakage is detected, shut off the heater,
disconnect the power plug, and correct the leak.
Recheck heater operation and, when it is satisfactory,
reinstall the cover panels.
(1) Disconnect the power plug. Shut off the fuel
supply and disconnect the fuel supply line at the
bulkhead fitting. Remove the top and side cover panels
Figure 4-9. Fuel strainer, exploded view.
for access to the fuel strainer, fuel lines, and fittings.
(2) Disconnect the assembled fuel tube (1 thru 3,
fig. 4-10), from the elbow (4) at the fuel strainer outlet
Clean parts in a well-ventilated area.
Avoid inhalation of solvent fumes and
and the fuel pump inlet.