Questions tagged [fuel-filter]

A device to strain out contaminates from fuel

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How Much Pressure Drop across the fuel filter is normal / acceptable?

I was just curious how much of a pressure drop is usually normal across a fuel filter on a typical consumer passenger car?
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Before changing a fuel filter is it ok to let the line run dry?

I didn't see this question asked after searching through the tag fuel-filter but I was curious is it ok or would it even work on a Silverado if you remove the fuse for the fuel pump when it is running ...
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How to Inspect a Fuel Filter to See if it Needs Replacing?

I bought a used 97 Mazda 323 BA 1.8L 16 Valve BP DOHC and the previous owner has no idea when the last time the fuel filter was changed ( he was pretty clueless about everything related to the car ). ...
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Car is sluggish, jerking, and idles rough

I have a VW Polo Classic, 1.6L. Just recently it started to be slightly jerky when in idle and whilst driving. There is also a loss of power, a strong fuel smell, and sounding slightly like a VW ...
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How do I know which fuel line goes to the engine and which goes to the fuel tank?

I changed my fuel filter for the first time. I have a 2004 Toyota Tazz 1300. I have installed my new fuel filter. Here it is: And this is my fuel filter zoomed in: I have assumed that the tube on ...
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How will diesel engine perform with air in fuel line?

I recently replaced a fuel filter in my 2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Cummings (5.9L). I'm now getting performance issues: at low speed, and especially starting from a stopped position, I'm getting low power. ...
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Can “performance” fuel filters actually increase fuel flow?

I was browsing online for a fuel filter and saw many different ones claiming to perform better than the stock fuel filter because it increases fuel flow. Can they actually increase the fuel flow in ...
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What is a safe procedure for replacing a fuel filter on a 2000 Toyota Camry?

I bought this 2000 Toyota Camry from some very nice folks who cannot even spell "maintenance". So I need to replace the fuel filter as no one knows when it was last done. What I would love to know is ...
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'01 Lexus IS200, do I need a new fuel filter?

My 2001 Lexus IS200 is about to hit 100 thousand km and I am about to change the oil, oil filter, air and cabin filters. My question is, do I need a new fuel filter this early in the life of the car? ...
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Possible Fuel pump damage

My Toyota Vitz 2007 idles very rough. Sometimes it stalls if I suddenly stop after few miles drive. I took the vehicle to a mechanic and he cleaned up the fuel pump. He used compressed air to clean ...
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Can I add a fuel filter to an Astra H 2005 Z16XEP

I own an Opel Astra H 1.6 Caravan 2005 with a manual transmission (from Hamburg, Germany) I'm driving it in a post-soviet with low fuel quality. As there is no fuel filter in the system (I checked ...
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DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) and Turbo: Golf TDI Bluemotion(hybrid)

I have a problem with my 2012 Golf TDI Bluemotion. The DPF and turbo need to be replaced. The replacement costs about R65 000 SA Rands. Is this common with this TDI blue motion engines or it's my ...
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Best way to remove partially stripped and rusted fuel filter nut?

I missed the memo about replacing my fuel filter every 30k, so it's been more like 100k since it's been replaced. Anyway, the car is a 2001 Buick Regal, and the fuel filter nut (not the quick connect, ...
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Shelf life of NOS fuel filter

I've got a NOS fuel filter (GM) that's been sitting on a shelf for 17 years. Any reason why it wouldn't be usable? If not, is there a way to check?
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Where is the fuel filter(s) located on a 2006 VW Golf?

I have an occasionally stuttering 2006 VW Golf (Mk4) with 160k miles that I believe is caused by a partially blocked fuel filter. Are there multiple fuel filters (i.e.- one in the fuel tank and one ...
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Is it possible to check if the fuel filter on a Yamaha XJ600 is getting clogged?

Right after buying an used Yamaha XJ600N, I found that the rust in its fuel tank had clogged the fuel filter causing the motorcycle to lose power and until the engine died. The service station cleaned ...
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Kawasaki ZZR600 Model D3 - where is the fuel filter?

I've been looking for the location of the fuel filter. At first I thought it might not have one, and only the Model E ZZR's have one, because there seems to be no explicit mention of it or diagram in ...
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Fuel filter location for the Chevy Malibu 2013? Replacement?

Where's the fuel filter located in a Chevy Malibu 2013? I can't find any free info about it online (might pay for one of those services like alldatadiy), but message boards speculate it's integrated ...
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Does every modern car have an evap vent valve?

My car has all the evap system, canister, and solenoid valve but as I am seeing on internet, people have [a] solenoid valve on their outlet vent on canister too which open and close by ECU to let the ...
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Replacing fuel pump strainer

I have a 2004 Honda CR-V. It does not have a fuel filter but rather a strainer in the fuel pump assembly. I'm used to having cars with separate fuel filters in line with a fuel rail that you replace ...
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Symptoms of a clogged fuel line (pump runs but engine not starting)?

I removed the in-tank fuel pump from my '93 Golf Cabriolet to fix a fuel gauge issue. I noticed a small tear in the mesh filter that goes over the intake nozzle of the pump. I replaced the pump but ...
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Where is a fuel filter located on Astra H (2008) Z18XER gasoline injector?

Help me to find the location of a fuel filter on Astra H 2008 wagon (engine Z18XER). Is it the same as on Cruse 2009 F18D4? Astra known as a model of many brands like Opel, Holden, Vauxhall. It is ...
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Sonata 2011 2.4 liter fuel filter location

Where is the fuel filter located for the 2011 Sonata 2.4 L? How do you change it?
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Camry 2007 4 cylinder. Fuel filter question

Where is the fuel filter located and how often does it have to be changed? I heard that it is part of the fuel pump and to replace one you must replace the other. Is this true?
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Should I be getting fuel in my fuel filter even when the ignition is off in my 91 Firebird V8?

I have a 91 Pontiac Firebird Formula V8. Recently I changed the fuel pump, stocking, and throttle body. Yesterday, she ran like a dream. Today - nope. I notice I'm getting fuel in my fuel filter ...
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Where does Subaru Impreza 2008 fuel filter lies?

I am unable to locate the fuel filter in my 2008 Subaru Impreza, because I want to replace it? Where does it lie?
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Suzuki SD 110 cc

bike almost 9 years old, replaced carburetor once so it is 5 years working perfect. few days ago i changed gas filter because it was looking too sluggy. (petrol filter that not actually installed by ...
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High rpm on neutral but flatting the gas pedal while on D doesn't increase the rpm

Lately and before this problem occurs I have started hearing some noises when the rpm gets to 3k ~ 4k when accelerating on the first gear, my car is automatic but I hear that noise only when starting ...
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Gasoil and fuel are known do contain a lot of undesirable wastes. Worth filtering them before use?

Is it worth to filter the fuel / gasoil we buy from the fuel station before putting it in our car ? Filterings may include - removing small particles - removing the water that might be in the fuel - ...
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Replacing a fuel filter on a 1999 Infiniti QX4?

I'm a pretty average at best wrench guy just wondering if I'm getting in over my head?
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Intermittent power loss possibly due to dirty fuel

I almost ran out of gas last week, going into the reserve and getting down to the last 2 quarts or so. About 5 days laters I started to experience power loss. The car will lose power and slow down to ...