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Fuel filter light on occasionally on start up. is the fuel filter easily drained by non mechanical person?

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You don't drain it, you need to replace it it protects your very expensive fuel pump

Posted on Nov 14, 2009

  • anthony beer Dec 19, 2010

    i agree with the above change the fuel filter every service especially if diesel
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