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How to change fuel filter on 1993 6.5 L diesel engine

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Twist the black ring CCW and remove.Then pull up on filter.Most have a little plastic tab.They usualy break off.Then install the new one.You may want to try and inspect the fuel in the bottom of the housing and if its dirty then **** it out or sop it up with paper towl.Try and fill it back to the same level with clean disel.Open the bleeder at the top and turn on the key until fuel comes out.

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SOURCE: fuel filter on a 6.2 diesel

Remove the old fuel filter prepare the new one check the O ring fitted good position fixed back don't over tight just by hand. if you have hand pump you can pumping don't forget to bead the system or start the engine keep going until engine start.

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SOURCE: isuzu 2001 diesel engine won't start

are you keeping it plugged in so the heater on it keeps it warm? you might try adding a diesel additive to the diesel

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SOURCE: air in fuel line between fuel filter and injection

Hi, before the pump it is a loose connection or maybe a pin hole in the pipe, check all the connections and pipes for seepage, after the pump it will be a leak, i knowit sounds the same but after the pump the fuel is under pressure. It would appear that your system drawing air rather than forcing air in. daveg

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SOURCE: 1993 f250 diesel engine won't start

my step dad had the same problem they said it was glow plugs but it was the cables to the glow plugs were messed up after that it runs great

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Fuel filter

There is no need to change it frequently. If there is a loss of engine power or if throttle cuts out then may be its the time to change fuel filter. It is recommended by peugeot to change fuel filter (but depends on fuel purity) after every 36000 miles.

You can clean it yourself
Dipp the whole filter body in carosine oil tank and leave it in there for about 20-30 minutes
Pour some petrol in filter with the help of plastic piped and apply a slight air pressure (use a piece of pipe to blow) in the reverse direction (marked with arrows) of fuel supply to clear residue and heavy oil composite that clogged in filter.
Repeating the cleaning process 2-3 times will clean the filter to reuse it without the need of a new one to buy.

Posted on Jan 09, 2010

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