Fuel filter replacement is a critical service procedure that protects the remainder of the fuel system and ensures fuel flow is not impeded due to a filter obstruction. If you read the Motorcraft filter directions, it says to tighten until the lid contacts the housing. The second is ontop of your engine… the fuel filter is located on the driver side of the engine. I keep the old lid gasket they are different for each brand because I had one leak really bad one time. These can stick, seals get damaged, have the sensor go bad or the wires get damaged.
I like the 1 inch socket lid. So if you like to play it safe, put it in a Ziploc and put it in your glove box. You do not need to remove this cover! The truck is going to be difficult to start and will run rough until all the air is purged from the fuel system - this is entirely normal. Make sure you push back in because if has'nt been used chance ar it will stick. The replacement filter couldn't be found at my local auto stores and 3 different… Not in its stock configuration.
He managed to get to the emergency lane and had the truck towed to the dealer. Start the vehicle and check for leaks. The change interval on the fuel filter is 15,000 miles. The lid screws off counterclockwise. Disconnect the fuel heater, replace fuse, re-try start. The main issues are often the thermostat or water pump, part number. There is a heater wire in the bottom that is pretty easy to damage.
Diesel does not have a throttle body. Cannock Staffs The 2006 fuel filter on the Jetta diesel is located in the engine bay passenger side at the front. If it will look like chocolate brown, then you do have a leak from the inside. Looks like an oil filter hanging upside down. Check all you vital fluids levels. One way to rule this out is to check the fuel bowl for fuel before and while cranking. I called multiple dealers, parts houses, and checked the web.
Watch the following videos if you're interested in how to fix the rear doors cables on Ford trucks and Econolines. Unlike a gas engines, a diesel engine uses fuel that is more like an oil. Of coarse if the demand is lessened by applying less loadyhe fuel consumption drops. I assume that is to keep you from crushing the gasket. I did not take the lines off.
If yes, you might as well have an internal leak. A clamp just a few inches from the end of the tube secures it to the front of the engine block. Causes the engine to run, but cut in and out and really roughly throttle. If you agitate the trash in the bottom of the bowl with a small brush, you can wash it out of the drain with diesel fuel. If the old filter lid is separate from the filter, keep the lid because the next filter you buy may not come with a lid. Copyright © 2009 - Powerstrokehub.
Sep 08, 2010 Have your valve clearance checked for that noise. Consumer writes in regards to engine problems the consumer stated as he was driving, the engine began to lose power. Means you have water in system. It is in the center of the throttle body. Making it not start until it sits or is reset on the batteries.
We feel this is a product defect and should be the responsibility of the manufacturer to correct it at their expense. Check for damaged wiring, moisture or water intrusion. For safety, make sure you have the keys in your pocket so someone else doesn't try to start the motor while your under the hood. When you open the hood, there should be a big black cover over the intake manifold area that has three nuts holding it down. You may also consider replacing the fuel filter cap periodically every few filter changes ; they tend to crack and cause an oily mess when they leak fuel. We have been experiencing engine problems and upon returning the vehicle to the dealership where we purchased it, we were informed that the fuel tank interior lining has degraded and is clogging the fuel system.
In what condition was the filter you removed? Loosen the screw with an allan key to release any pressure have a bucket ready , and turn the cap off. I carefully filed it down. Note - Some aftermarket fuel filters come with their own cap and are not always compatible with the factory Ford replacement. Your fuel filter housing sits in the engine valley, there is a drain valve on it also has a fuel pressure regulator, may be leaking at one of these points or the hose going into the housing from the tank. Mine had a small casting mark.
It features a convenient drain valve and tube system that allows the housing to be drained remotely. If this is the case, you will need to purchase a new Ford style cap if you intend on installing a genuine Ford fuel filter. A restricted fuel filter will often cause long cranking or a semi-loss of power, if the injectors can't get the fuel they need. Set the filter on a rag for transportation, as it will drip fuel. Some filters have a star drive in the middle, some have a square, some just have the slots, some have a top that you can put a socket on.