Fuel to power the engine is pumped out of the fuel tank by an
engine-mounted fuel pump. The engine fuel system consists of one electronic unit
injector per cylinder, a transfer pump, low-pressure fuel lines, and primary and sec-
The engine is governed by an electronic control system. The system
controls idle speed and limits engine maximum speed. The driver controls engine
speed through the position of the electric foot pedal assembly.
Fuel filters are spin-on types. The primary fuel filter has a hand fuel
primer pump and a water drain.
Fuel may be drained from the tank through the drain port located on
the bottom of the tank.
There is an ether quick-start system for use in cold weather. On the
M915A2, M916A1, and initially-built M916A2, M917A1, and M917A1 w/MCS it is
manually controlled via a push button on the instrument panel in the cab. On newer
M916A2, M917A1, and M917A1 w/MCS models, the ether quick-start system is com-