M11 – 006-043   Fuel-Water Separator

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Drain
 
Canister Type
Spin-on Type

Drain

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 WARNING 

Drain the water-fuel separator into a container and dispose of in accordance with local environmental regulations.

Cummins Inc. requires a fuel-water separator or fuel filter be installed in the fuel supply system.

Drain the water and sediment from the separator daily.

 
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Canister Type


Shut off the engine.

Pull up on the drain valve lever until fluid drains out of the drain tube. Drain the filter sump until clear fuel is visible.

Push up on the drain valve until fluid drains out of the drain tube.

 
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Spin-on Type


Shut off the engine.

Use your hand to open the drain valve. Turn the valve counterclockwise approximately 3½ turns until the valve drops down 25.4mm [1 in] and draining occurs.

Drain the filter sump until clear fuel is visible.

 CAUTION 

When closing the drain valve, do not overtighten the valve. Overtightening can damage the threads.

To close the valve, lift the valve and turn clockwise until it is hand-tight.

 
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Last Modified:  14-Mar-2002