4.29 AIR FILTER CARTRIDGE MAINTENANCE.
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Kit
(item 2, appendix B)
Automotive Fuel and Electrical System Repair, Tool Kit
(item 3, appendix B)
Generator Set 150 kW shut
down, paragraph 2.5.2
Lubricant (item 6, appendix E)
Light-duty detergent, commercial
(item 7, appendix E)
Open flap (2, figure 4-35) on unit hood assembly (1).
Swing clamping clip (6) on air filter housing in direction of arrow, and remove dust collector (4) with
cover from air fitter housing (9) of air filter assembly (3).
Remove self-locking nut (5) from threaded rod (7) and pull air filter cartridge (6) out of air filter hous-
Do not damage the end of the air filter cartridge when cleaning it.
To dislodge dust, hold air filter cartridge (6) vertically and tap the end several times against your
hand or a flat, soft surface.
Clean air filter cartridge (6) by swishing back and forth in lukewarm water with a commercial light-
duty detergent; rinse in clean water, shake out excess water, and allow to dry thoroughly.
Clean air filter dust collector (refer to paragraph 3.4).
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