FUEL STRAINER AND FILTER
Figure 2. Fuel Filter Assembly.
cover and into the shell surrounding the filter
element. Pressure or suction created by the
pump causes the fuel to flow through the filter
element where dirt particles are removed.
Clean fuel flows to the interior of the filter
element, up through the central passage in the
cover, into the outlet passage, and then to the
fuel inlet manifold in the cylinder head.
Figure 3. Fuel Strainer Details and
Relative Location of Parts.
If engine operation is erratic, indicating shortage of fuel or flow obstructions, refer to Troubleshooting for
Replace Fuel Strainer or Filter Element
The procedure for replacing an element is the same for the fuel strainer or fuel filter. Refer to Fig. 3 and 4 and
replace the element as follows:
Only filter elements designed for fuel oil filtration should be used to filter the fuel.
1. With the engine stopped, place a container under the strainer or filter