ENGINE FUEL SYSTEM
Fuel is very flammable and can
explode easily. To avoid serious
injury or death: Always wear safety
glasses/goggles at all times.
Keep at least a B-C fire extinguisher
within easy reach when working with
fuel or on a fuel system.
Do not work on fuel system when
engine is hot; fuel can be ignited by a
Compressed air used for cleaning
purposes will not exceed 30 psi (207
kPa). Use only with effective chip
equipment (goggles/face shield and
gloves). Failure to take proper
precautions may result in severe
injury or loss of vision.
To gain access to fuel lines, open front top left access
door, front top right access door, left access door, and
left access cover per TM 53895-373-10. Remove engine
access cover per paragraph 2.22.
Close front top left access door, front top right access
door, left access door, and left access cover per TM 5-
3895-373-10 and install engine access cover per
Check fuel line from tank to fuel/water separator, and
from separator to fuel lift pump. Feed lines should not
be dented, crimped, cracked, or broken. Any deformity
will inhibit fuel flow.