After cleaning the filter element and b e f o r e installing it,
e n s u r e that the inside of the filter e l e m e n t housing is
absolutely clean using a damp cloth.
(1) Remove cover over engine air intake opening.
(2) Install filter assembly by lowering it to the bottom of air filter compartment and
slide filter assembly rearward to seal surfaces. Keep seal clear of sealing surface
lip to avoid damage.
(3) Close door. The filter assembly must be properly positioned in the air cleaner
housing so that the door arms (view D) engage the locing pins on the sides of the
filter element frame (view C).
Mechanic must kneel on door to start screws, and all three
screws must be tightened before force on door is released.
Threads may be ripped from box if screws are not tightened
all the way before force is released.
(4) Secure with three screws (view A).
6-16. Vehicle Exhaust Dust Ejector System (VEDES).
a. VEDES Intake Tube and Hoses Replacement (Fig. 6-14).
Replacement of left or right VEDES intake tubes and hoses
is the same. Left side shown.
Do not open top deck doors when air cleaner door assembly
is open. Damage to air cleaner door may result.
(a) Open top deck grille doors.
(b) Remove tube clamp, screw, and locking nut securing VEDES intake tube to
b r a c k e t . Discard nut.
(c) Loosen four hose clamps securing VEDES intake tube and two hoses to
manifold tube and check valve. Remove VEDES intake tube and hoses.
(d) Take hoses and clamps off VEDES intake tube.
(a) Apply silicone compound (item 5, appendix C) inside two hoses.
(b) Put tube clamp in position on VEDES intake tube.
(c) Put hoses on VEDES intake tube. Put four hose clamps loosely on hoses.
(d) Put VEDES intake tube in position with long hose toward air cleaner manifold
tube, and short hose toward check valve.
(e) Tighten four hose clamps to secure VEDES intake tube and hose to check
valve and air cleaner manifold tube.
(f) Secure VEDES intake tube to bracket with tube clamp, screw, and new
(g) Close top deck grille doors.
b. Check Valve Replacement (Fig. 6-15). N O T E
Replacement of left or right check valve is the same. Left