Install the supplied o-ring into position on the end cap. Step 3 - Repeat Step 2 with the secondary fuel filter cap The secondary cap can be easily removed with a 24 mm socket wrench. Just want to get to work? This site is neither authorized by, nor affiliated with, Ford Motor Company. Sea Foam cleans the injectors. Removing the primary fuel filter.
I picked one up at Napa the part number is 3195… It means you have water in your fuel. I used a filter that did not have a cap. The articles and information on this site just document how I did things. Note: After draining the filter for a full 24 hours, you can place it in a lidded coffee can or leak-proof plastic bag to safely take it to a recycling center that accepts scrap metal. Connect the hose to the drain tube as shown in the photo below.
It filters sediment and debris from the fuel to keep your fuel injectors or carburetor jets from clogging. This article applies to the Ford F-250, F-350 Super Duty 2004-2014. Using turkey baster to drain fuel. The photo below shows the fuel filter cap removed with the old filter in place. Step 2 - Remove the primary fuel filter cap Using a 36 mm wrench, carefully remove the primary fuel filter cap along with the O-ring, and replace it with the new primary cap from the complete fuel filter kit. That's it, good for another 15,000 miles.
Below is the filter I used. To start shopping for your new car fuel filter, enter your vehicle year and make, and let us help you find the replacement you need. Since I do not have the gasoline engine, I can't say for sure about… After the wheels are removed ,remove two bolts that hold the caliper on and remove caliper. The flat side sits on the housing. When this happens, you're left with a stream that doesn't fully ignite and a vehicle that's not getting enough fuel to propel it, regardless of how full your tank is. Note: Again, remember to properly dispose of the fuel. I committed that warning to memory for next time, and hopped into the cab to prime the system.
It is held by three screws which can be a little tricky to get in and out since it is in a rather cramped space. Bryan Wood Having a hard time getting your diesel truck running? Here is how to replace it. Drain off whenever you change your filter and clean the sensor. All vehicles, from your vehicle to a hot rod, work van or family car, have different engine setups and part sizes. When you find that you need to replace parts, you can trust that we'll have the right ones for your vehicle.
Once satisfied that there are no leaks, start the engine and let it run for a couple more minutes while continuing to check for leaks. Drain the fuel into a suitable container as shown below. Use the turkey baster to suck the fuel out of the assembly. If you purchase a filter with a cap, make sure to save the old cap in case you need it in the future. You can also use a large pair of Channellock pliers to remove the cap as shown below. Obviously it is not fully installed on the filter below. This article applies to the Ford F250 and F350 diesel engine.
Note: Once seated properly in the cap, the new filter will snap into place. The new fuel filter comes with two seals. Remove the secondary fuel filter located under the hood. Power loss can make your truck a nuisance to drive and be indicative of other problems you may have. Is it gasoline or diesel? When he got back, I made my way over for the final verdict. The photo below shows where the fuel filter housing drain terminates. The particles it filters get caught within the media and the housing, resulting in a restricted flow.
Two 13mm nuts must be removed to remove the cover and get at the fuel filter. Once you have waited out that half of a minute or so, feel free to try your new filter out on the road. The result is usually a hit on your fuel economy, poor performance and roughness. Over time, it becomes necessary to replace your automotive fuel filter. Use a strap wrench as shown in the photo below to loosen the cap. There is a nut with 4 slots in it that hold the hub and rotor on you need a spindle socket to remove.
It is located at the front of the engine and can be accessed from the front passenger side wheel well. Just put the jaws of the pliers in the notches and turn out the cap. Site information: This site, www. At your fuel filter housing there should be a valve that will allow you to drain off fuel. I actually find that this works better than the strap wrench. I show it this way so it will show up in the photo.
Maybe I can swing this little diesel project after all. From the moment you turn the key, your fuel system, including your fuel filter, starts delivering fuel. Skip down to the step-by-step instructions: Up for the story behind my first diesel project? By - November 18, 2014 This article applies to the Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty 2005-2014. It was designed specifically to keep clean fuel funneling through the system, therefore enhancing gas economy and overall performance. It installs on the plastic part of the filter. The fuel filter housing drain is located on the back side of the housing. A fuel filter combined with a fuel strainer at your fuel pump can help keep debris out of your fuel lines and the rest of your fuel delivery system.