ARMY TM 9-6115-604-12
NAVY NAVFAC P-8-833-12
Inspect Solenoid Valve. See Figure 3-12. If the solenoid valve (4) fails any inspection, refer to the next higher
level of maintenance.
(1) Check for fuel leakage.
(2) Check for excessive heating by checking for smoke or the odor of burning insulation during operation.
(3) Visually inspect for cleanliness to ensure that valve is free of dirt, oil, and other foreign matter.
(4) Inspect condition of wiring for wear and damage.
Maintenance of Fuel Strainer Assembly. The fuel strainer is a replaceable element type, with a cast head. The
strainer element is constructed so that dirt or foreign matter will not pass through the element. The fuel strainer
is associated with the fuel transfer pump (see Figure 3-2, Figure 3-12, and Figure 3-13).
(a) Inspect fuel strainer (2, Figure 3-12) for leaks.
(b) Check for secure mounting.
(a) When servicing fuel strainer, be sure FUEL PUMP switch S8 (4, Figure 2-1) Is OFF
(b) Remove drain plug (2, Figure 3-13) and drain plug gasket (3) Drain into 1 quart (1 liter) container.
(c) IInstall drain plug (2) and gasket (3), using care not to damage gasket.
(d) Turn FUEL PUMP switch S8 to HAND position to fill fuel strainer
(a) Perform steps (2)(a) and (b), above.
(b) Remove cover nut (4) and preformed packing (5), discard preformed packing (5), separate fuel strainer
shell assembly from cover (6) Remove gasket (10).
Dry cleaning solvent, P-D-680, Type II, is flammable and moderately toxic to the
skin, eyes, and respiratory tract. Skin, eye and respiratory tract protection is
required to avoid injury to personnel.
(c) Remove strainer (7) and clean thoroughly with cleaning solvent P-D-680, Type II, or equivalent. Rinse
(d) Check strainer (7) for imbedded particles and damage. Do not reuse damaged or deformed strainer.
(e) Position preformed packing (5) and secure between cover nut (4) and cover (6).
(f) Install gasket (10) on shell assembly (1) and install strainer (7) and reattach shell assembly (1) to cover
(6) by tightening cover nut (4) around center bolt (8).
(g) Turn FUEL PUMP switch S8 to HAND position to fill fuel strainer.