Loosen the bracket and remove the filter. The change interval on the fuel filter is 15,000 miles. T he fuel filter is either under the fuse box there are 2 canisters the bigger one is the fuel filter. This restricts the flow of fuel, which can cause sluggish acceleration and stalling. Use a floor jack under th … e tank and remove 2 bolts from the gas tank straps and lower the tank. That little hose is for draining out water in the filter housing. Mine had a small casting mark.
If you are experiencing issues with fuel delivery, check the fuel filter. It installs on the plastic part of the filter. Apr 24, 2010 I am assuming this is a diesel 7. Pull up the control valve and its hoses, away from the filter. Two 13mm nuts must be removed to remove the cover and get at the fuel filter. It has a yellow lever which is used to draining the diesel fuel and any water in the housing.
Now, why would we recommend adding an oil pump when adding injectors you may be wondering. It is… Look under the hood behind the air cleanerMine is on top of the engine, under that weird cover you would expect the throttle body to be on a gasoline engine. Make sure you close it aiming towards the passenger side when its done draining about 20 seconds after you open it give or take. It is located at the front of the engine and can be accessed from the front passenger side wheel well. Connect the hose to the drain tube as shown in the photo below. Anyway if you want to change the fuel filter it is located at the front middle of the engine in a black plastic round case with notches around the top. An air compressor works great.
I keep the old lid gasket they are different for each brand because I had one leak really bad one time. Recommend draining this every time you replace your filter. If it still leaks take the cover off of the motor and check the o-ring on the lid where the fuel filter goes make sure it is not pinched, hardened, or cracked. Sea Foam cleans the injectors. Note how dirty it is.
Mine was close to bottoming out at 15 ft-lbs and definitely bottomed out at 20 ft-lbs. Have you had this housing apart recently? Be careful if you have an early 99 or earlier. Good luck hope that was helpfull. The new drain valves have huge O rings that work better than the seemingly non existent washers that come from the factory. I called multiple dealers, parts houses, and checked the web. This is a good time to take apart your whole fuel filter and clean it out good.
If your leak isn't located there, the rubber hose may have come lose from the valve and be dumping fuel into valve of the engine and possibley onto the turbocharger. That you need to change. Also another mistake in maintenance of the 7. You have to lift a lid that reveals a circular screw top that when unscrewed holds the fuel filter in a bath of diesel fuel. With larger injectors, or even with stock injectors and a high performance program, the stock high pressure oil pump often can not keep up with the demand, causing lower injection pressure, more smoke and less power. The volume and pressure that the high pressure oil pump can produce directly impacts the injection pressure and duration. Your fuel filter is located between your fuel pump and fuel inlet.
This site may, at times, run advertising banners or text link ads from entities mentioned on these pages. The lid screws off counterclockwise. The picture below shows the fuel filter housing and cap. I replaced my fuel filter and wrote up how I did it here. What will happen is if the valve goes bad it will dump fuel on the p.
Be careful with the plug in fuel heating element if you do take the plate off that it just under the filter two allen screws. That's it, good for another 15,000 miles. This is the gasket off of one of my old filters that I keep in my glove box. The manufacturer's names or trademarks used herein are referenced solely for identification purposes and are not intended by superdutypsd. So if you like to play it safe, put it in a Ziploc and put it in your glove box. When you have drained the water, and diesel fuel is now draining -- stop! I put three or four ounces of Sea Foam in the fuel bowl before I put in the new filter.
. If it is get a new valve and install it. Adjacent to the 2nd low pressure fuel pump. Click here to Subscribe: If you want to tip me or donate funds to help me make more videos, click the link below. The fuel filter housing drain is located on the back side of the housing. I only had 14,000 on this one and it looked over due.