4-24. ACCESS COVER AND GASKET REPLACEMENT
This task consists of:
General Mechanics Tool Kit (Appendix B, Section
Filter-separator removed from system, tank empty and
III, Item 1)
water drain valve open. Refer to para 2-6.
Air vent valve open. Refer to para 2-6.
Flange Gasket (Appendix C)
General Safety Instructions
lock washer (Appendix C)
·Do not smoke within 100 feet of filter-separator.
·Fuel is toxic to skin. eyes, and respiratory tract.
Refer to figure 4-14.
·Fuel is toxic to skin, eyes and respiratory tract Wear skin and eye protection when handling
·Avoid spillage of fuel. Drain fuel in an adequate container, otherwise a fire hazard or
environmental contamination could result.
·Install the top two bolts to avoid injury. These bolts will support access cover until all other
hardware is installed.
·Only loosen the top two bolts to avoid injury. These bolts will support access cover until all other
hardware is removed.
Remove twelve nuts (1), twelve lock washers (2),twenty-four flat washers (3) and twelve screws (4).
Remove cover (5) and gasket (6) from tank flange (7). Discard gasket.
Install new gasket (6) and cover (5) on tank flange (7) and secure with twelve screws (4), twenty-fo
washers (3), twelve lock washers (2) and twelve nuts (1).
Tighten screws (4) in sequence as shown.