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How do you replace the fuel filter on a homelite st 145? the hose snapped and the filter fell into the fuel tank. Thanks

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  • tmippol2 Jun 11, 2009

    Thanks alot Jim, I appreciate you responding so quickly. It helped me out alot.



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Take the old piece of fuel line and have the vendor match the size. Buy 1 ft. so that you have a little extra to work with. Cut fuel line at an angle. This will allow for easier insertion into the hole in the gas tank. Feed the line through until you can pull it out of the opening where the gas cap is. Cut the line off square. Attach the fuel filter. Pull the line back through until it rests comfortably on the bottom of the tank. Assemble the trimmer. You will then get a more accurate measurement to the carburetor.


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    Jim Parker Jun 11, 2009

    Thanks for the rating!
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  • kasguy Aug 12, 2011

    Thank you for this very simple answer to what seems a very hard problem when first looked at.



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