3-33. FUEL FILTER MAINTENANCE (Contd)
The bleeder tool used in steps 2,3, and 5 is optional. The tool
prevents fuel from spilling on engine.
Install fuel pressure transducer (para. 4-30).
Remove fuel filter bleeder screw (13) and install bleeder tool into hole.
Place open end of bleeder tool hose in clean, clear container.
Disconnect lead 54A (14) from solenoid (15).
Do not operate starter continuously for more than 20 seconds; wait
10 to 15 seconds between periods of operation. Failure to do this
may result in damage to the starter.
Crank engine and watch fuel. When air bubbles stop coming through hose, remove bleeder tool, and
install bleeder screw (13). Tighten bleeder screw (13) to 40-50 lb-in. (4-6 Nom).
Dispose of fuel in accordance with local SOI?
Connect lead 54A (14) to fuel solenoid (15).
FOLLOW-ON TASKS: l Start engine (TM 9-2320-387-10) and check for fuel leaks.
l Lower and secure hood (TM 9-2320-387-10).
l Install engine access cover (para. 10-22).