ADVANCED AVIATION FORWARD AREA REFUELING SYSTEM MODEL M100A1
REPLACE FILTER SEPARATOR GRAVITY DRAIN PLUG
Tool Kit, General Mechanics
Chemical and Oil Protective Gloves
Liquid Fuel Filter-Separator defueled
Death or personal injury may result from the explosion of fuel fumes exposed to an
open flame or spark, or to static discharge. Do not permit smoking, any open flame,
or spark producing equipment within fifty (50) feet of the liquid fuel filter-
separator. Ensure all equipments are well grounded prior to commencing any
operation or maintenance task.
Rubber gloves should be worn when handling fueling system components due to the
toxic effects of some fuel additives.
Serious eye and skin injury could occur from venting of fuel when manual vent
valve is opened. Wear suitable protective clothing and eye protection.
Even with the liquid fuel filter-separator defueled, some fuel will have accumulated in the
For disposal of contaminated fuel, refer to FM 10-20, Organization Maintenance of
Military Petroleum Pipelines, Tanks, and Related Equipment.
To perform filter vessel gravity drain plug removal it is recommended the liquid fuel
filter-separator be in the horizontal position.
Connect the liquid fuel filter-separator grounding cable (1) to a secure ground.
Position a drain pan beneath the filter vessel gravity drain plug (2). The drain pan should be of sufficient size to hold
between 2 to 3 gals. of fuel.
Remove the filter vessel gravity drain plug (2).