DO NOT perform fuel system checks, inspections, or maintenance while smoking or near
fire, flames, or sparks. Fuel may ignite, causing damage to equipment and injury or death
Allow engine to cool off before performing maintenance on fuel filter. Hot metal parts can
cause severe burns. Wear eye, hand, and skin protection when working with heated parts.
Failure to follow this warning may result in injury to personnel.
Wear fuel-resistant gloves and eye protection when handling fuels. If exposed to fuel,
promptly wash exposed skin and change fuel-soaked clothing. Failure to follow this
warning may result in injury or death to personnel.
Wipe area clean around fuel filter. Contamination of fuel system could result in premature
Care must be taken to ensure that fluids are contained during performance of inspection,
maintenance, testing, adjusting and repair of the product. Be prepared to collect the fluid
with suitable containers before opening any compartment or disassembling any
component containing fluids.
Dispose of all fluids according to local regulations and mandates.
If removing filter element to gain access to other components, perform Steps 1, 2, and 4