0003541 RING-PISTON Caterpillar parts RING
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Personal injury or death may result from failure to adhere to the following procedures.Fuel leaked or spilled onto hot surfaces or electrical components can cause a fire.Clean up all leaked or spilled fuel. Do not smoke while working on the fuel system.Turn the disconnect switch OFF or disconnect the battery when changing fuel filters.
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.
Open the access cover on the left side of the machine.
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(1) Collar (2) Fuel supply valve (3) Filter element for the water separator (4) Drain valve
Close fuel supply valve (2) .
Turn drain valve (4) counterclockwise in order to open. The drain valve is located at the bottom of filter element (3). Drain the water and the sediment into a suitable container.Note: Obey all local regulations when you discard drained fluids and filters.
Close drain valve (4) .
Loosen collar (1) .
Remove water separator element (3). Discard water separator element (3) .
Install a new water separator element. Tighten collar (1) in order to secure the water separator element.
Open fuel supply valve (2) .
Close the access cover on the left side of the machine.Note: Do not start the engine until all service to the fuel system is complete. For instructions about priming the fuel system, refer to Operation and Maintenance Manual, "Fuel System - Prime".