Figure 1-37.Dry filter cleaning.
For extremely oily filters, clean the filters with the
After the filter is clean, inspect it for damage and
compressed air or flush them with clean water. Soak and
check the filter gasket for damage. Before installing the
gently agitate the filter in a filter cleaning solution and
filter, you must clean the inside of the air cleaner body
lukewarm water. Rinse the filter thoroughly with clean
thoroughly with a clean, damp rag.
water and then shake the excess water from the filter and
NOTE: Consult the maintenance supervisor for
allow it to airdry. Protect the filter from freezing, and keep
approval before washing any filter elements with water.
a spare element to use while the washed one is drying.
Additionally, never wash a dry element in fuel oil,