M11 Industrial Operation and Maintenance – 006-015   Fuel Filter (Spin-On Type)

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Every 250 hours or 6 months, whichever comes first, the fuel filter must be replaced.

Clean the area around the fuel filter and fuel filter head.

Remove the fuel filter with filter wrench, Part Number 3376807, or equivalent.

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Remove the thread adapter sealing ring (1).

Use a clean, lint-free towel to clean the gasket surface on the fuel filter head.

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NOTE: Cummins Inc. requires a fuel-water separator be installed in the fuel supply system.

NOTE: A 10-micron fuel filtration is required with Centinel™, if equipped.

Use the correct filter(s) for your engine. Refer to Procedure 018-024 (Cummins/Fleetguard® Filter Specifications) in Section V.

Lubricate the fuel filter gasket with clean engine oil.

Fill the new fuel filter with clean diesel fuel.

Refer to Procedure 018-016 (Fuel System Specifications) in Section V for filter specifications.

Fuel Filtration
Efficiency: 98.7% at 10 microns, 96% at 8 microns, and 86% at 5 microns
Water Removed: Free = 95% and Emulsified = 95%

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Install the new thread adapter sealing ring (1) supplied with the new filter.

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 CAUTION 

If the filter canister is damaged in any way, do not use it. Dents or scrapes can lead to a rupture or premature failure of the filter.
 CAUTION 

Mechanical overtightening of the filter can distort the threads and damage the fuel filter seal.

Install the filter on the filter head.

Turn the filter until the gasket contacts the filter head surface.

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Tighten the filter, by hand, an additional ½ to ¾ of a turn after the gasket contacts the filter head surface, or as specified by the filter manufacturer.

 
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Last Modified:  26-Apr-2005