3.16.3. OIL/WATER SEPARATOR.
This task covers A Service
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's Set
Lint-free Cloth NSN 7920-00-9281
Wrench, Strap (NSN 5120-01-192-9406)
Grease, Halo Carbon NSN9150-00-754-2760
Detergent, Non-ionic NSN7930-00-282-9699
System Purged of Pressure
Intake Filter Removed
Removing the Sintered Filter.
Disconnect the inlet and outlet tubes from
the separator head.
Unscrew and remove separator head (1)
using the strap wrench
Unscrew the sintered filter element (2) from
the separator head Remove the center screw to remove
the filter element
Cleaning the Sintered Filter.
Clean the element using hot soapy water.
Blow dry with compressed air.
Reassembling the Oil/water Separator.
Coat the threads and O-rings and the
threads of the filter element with a thin coat
of halo carbon grease.
Dry the inside of the filter housing with a
clean cloth and check for corrosion before reinstalling
the filter element. If excessive corrosion is found, refer
to Unit Maintenance.
FIGURE 3-17. OIL/WATER SEPARATOR