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Do not fill fuel filters with fuel before installing them. Contaminated fuel will cause accelerated wear to fuel system parts.
Care must be taken to ensure that fluids are contained during performance of inspection, maintenance, testing, adjusting and repair of the product. Be prepared to collect the fluid with suitable containers before opening any compartment or disassembling any component containing fluids.Refer to Special Publication, NENG2500, "Caterpillar Tools and Shop Products Guide" for tools and supplies suitable to collect and contain fluids on Caterpillar products.Dispose of all fluids according to local regulations and mandates.
Refer to the Operation and Maintenance Manual, "Access Doors and Covers" for the location of the service points.
Open the access door.
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Remove fuel filter (1) .
Drain the fuel from fuel filter (1) into a suitable container.Note: Discard any drained fluids according to local regulations.
Clean the mounting base for the fuel filter. Make sure that you remove all of the old seal.
Coat the seal of the new fuel filter with clean diesel fuel.
Install the new fuel filter by hand. Tighten the new fuel filter until the seal contacts the mounting base. Then tighten the new fuel filter by an additional 3/4 of a turn.Use the rotation index marks on the new fuel filter as a guide for tightening the filter. These rotation index marks are spaced at intervals of 1/4 turn.
Close the access door.