834B and 836 Landfill Compactor Fuel System - Prime Caterpillar


Fuel System - Prime
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  1. Open the engine access cover.



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  1. Turn priming pump plunger (1) counterclockwise and pull out the priming pump plunger.

  1. Operate the fuel priming pump in order to fill the new filter element. Continue to operate the fuel priming pump until the pump resists operation. This indicates that the filter element is full of fuel.

  1. Push the priming pump plunger downward and turn the priming pump plunger clockwise in order to lock the priming pump plunger.

  1. Remove vent plug (2) from the top of the fuel filter base. Release the priming pump plunger and prime the fuel system until a continuous stream of fuel is flowing from the opening. Catch the fuel in a suitable container. Install the purge valve in the top of the fuel filter base.

  1. Start the engine. Look for leaks around the fuel filter element. If the engine will not start or the engine misfires, more priming is necessary.



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    Top view of the engine

  1. If the engine runs rough after start-up, stop the engine. Perform the following procedure.

    1. Loosen the vent plug (3) on the fuel return manifold.

    1. Release the priming pump plunger and prime the fuel system until a continuous stream of fuel is flowing from the opening. Catch the fuel in a suitable container.

    1. Replace the vent plug in the fuel return manifold and lock the priming pump plunger.

    1. Start the engine. Continue to operate the engine at low idle until the engine operates smoothly.

  1. Close the engine access door.

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