3116 and 3126 Truck Engines Fuel Filter Base – Remove and Install

Removal Procedure


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  1. Use Tooling (A) to remove fuel filter (10) .
  2. Place an identification mark (5) on crankcase breather (3) and fuel filter base (9). This will aid in installation purposes.
  3. Loosen clamp (2) and remove hose (7) from crankcase breather (3) .
  4. Remove bolt (1) and the washer. Remove crankcase breather (3) and the O-ring seal from fuel filter base (9) .
  5. Disconnect tube assemblies (6) and (8) from fuel filter base (9). Cap the tube assemblies immediately.
  6. Remove bolts (4) and the washers. Remove fuel filter base (9) and the gasket from the engine.

Installation Procedure


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  1. Inspect the condition of the gasket and the O-ring seals. Replace the gasket and the seals, if necessary.
  2. Position the gasket and fuel filter base (9) on the engine.
  3. Install the washers and bolts (4) .
  4. Connect tube assemblies (6) and (8) to fuel filter base (9) .
  5. Install the O-ring seal and crankcase breather (3) on fuel filter base (9). Align identification mark (5). Position crankcase breather (3) at 30 ± 5 degrees away from the cylinder head.
  6. Install the washer and bolt (1). Tighten the bolt to a torque of 7 ± 2 N·m (62 ± 18 lb in).
  7. Install hose (7) on crankcase breather (3) and tighten clamp (2) .
  8. Install fuel filter (10) .
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