CLEANING AND INSPECTION CONTINUED
Solvent cleaning compound MIL-PRF-680 Type III is an environmentally compliant and
low-toxicity material. However, it may be irritating to the eyes and skin. Use protective
gloves and goggles. Use in well-ventilated areas. Keep away from open flames and other
sources of ignition. Failure to follow this warning may result in injury or death to personnel.
3. Using a clean rag and solvent, clean inside of air filter housing.
4. Unblock air filter outlet.
Compressed air for cleaning or drying purposes, or for clearing restrictions, should never
exceed 30 psi (207 kPa). Wear protective clothing (goggles/shield, gloves, etc.) and use
caution to avoid injury to personnel.
DO NOT tap or strike air filter elements to remove dust. Damage to air filter elements may
DO NOT wash air filter elements.
DO NOT use air filter elements with damaged pleats, gaskets, or seals. Dirt entering
engine will cause damage to engine components.
DO NOT attempt to clean a secondary air filter element.
DO NOT use compressed air at pressure greater than 30 psi (207 kPa) to clean primary
Failure to follow these cautions may result in damage to equipment.
Do not reuse secondary air filter element.
Replace secondary air filter element whenever primary air filter element is replaced.
Use either low-pressure compressed air or a vacuum to clean primary air filter element.
Direct airflow from inside element and up and down pleats rather than across pleats.
Replace primary air filter element that has been cleaned six times or has been in service
for one year or longer.
5. Clean primary air filter element.
6. Inspect primary filter element for tears, holes, damaged pleats, gaskets, or seals. Discard if damaged.
END OF TASK