Paccar MX-13 – Warning, Fuel System

– Eye contact: Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Consult a doctor.
– Skin contact: Wash off immediately with plenty of water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
– Inhalation: Get some fresh air. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
– Ingestion: Rinse mouth with water and then drink plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting. Consult a doctor.
– Fuel vapors and spills are potential fire hazards.
– When opening a fuel system, fuel can escape. Collect the fuel during servicing and dispose of it properly to avoid the risk of fire.
– Mixing other fuels, such as gasoline, alcohol or gasohol with diesel can produce an explosive mixture.

To avoid injury from fuel while performing service on any fuel-system-related component(s):
– Prevent fuel from leaking or dripping onto the starter motor.
– Check the fuel components for leakage very carefully.
– Clean spilled or leaked fuel.
– Keep people who are not directly involved in the servicing away from the immediate area.
– Wear protective clothing (including face shield, insulated gloves and apron).
– Keep the work area well ventilated to prevent build-up of volatile fuel vapors.
– Keep all potential ignition sources away from the fuel. This includes: excessive heat, open flames, cigarettes, sparks and electrical sources.
– Do not touch any of the fluoroelastomer seals or O-rings if they have been exposed to a temperature of 315°C or higher. The material of this product does not burn but decomposes into a charred, black, sticky substance. This decomposition may contain hydrofluoric acid. This is very aggressive and difficult to remove once it has contaminated the skin. Use PVC or rubber gloves until the decomposed material has been identified and/or removed. If the substance makes contact with the skin, contact a doctor immediately.
– Dirt or debris in the fuel system can lead to severe engine damage.
– Blocking and/or clamping the fuel pipes can lead to severe engine damage.
– Never block or plug the common rail release valve output, as this can lead to severe rail and common rail pressure release valve damage.
– Immediately plug the openings of the fuel system.
– Clean the area before performing maintenance.

– Cover the crankcase pressure sensor and make sure that it cannot come in contact with any fuel or fuel vapors.

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