FUEL QUALITY TEST CONTINUED
WARN I N G
When servicing this equipment, performing maintenance, or disposing of materials such
as engine/hydraulic oils, coolant, and fuel, consult your unit/local hazardous waste
disposal center or safety office for local regulatory guidance.
Engine/hydraulic oils, coolant, and fuel can be very slippery. Immediately wipe up any
Failure to follow these warnings ma result in injury to personnel.
5. Visually inspect fuel sample for contaminants. If fuel is black, brown, and/or similar to sludge, this can be an
indication of growth of bacteria or oil contamination. In cold temperatures, cloudy fuel indicates fuel may not be
suitable for operating conditions.
a. If contamination is detected, drain fuel system (WP 0171) and replace primary fuel filter (WP 0071) and
secondary fuel filter (WP 0072).
b. If no contamination is detected, fuel quality is OK.
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FUEL PRIME PUMP
1. Unlock priming pump plunger (Figure 7, Item 1).
3. Push plunger in and hand tighten to lock plunger in place.
4. Start engine (TM 5-2410-241-10).
5. If engine fails to start, or if engine starts and misfires or excessive smoke comes from exhaust pipe, additional
priming may be required. Repeat steps 1 through 4.
6. If engine runs rough, allow it to run at low idle until it runs smoothly.
Figure 7. Fuel Prime Pump.
END OF TASK