How Do I Know If I Need a New Fuel Filter?


If you need to know if it is time to get a new fuel filter you will first need to remove the current filter. Then, you will blow into the filter. If you get any sort of resistance from the filter then it is time to get a new one.
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How to Know If You Need a New Fuel Filter
Your fuel filter is an in-line filter that runs along the fuel line. The pressure of the fuel pump pushes the fuel through the line, and of course through the filter. The paper in the filter is responsible for picking out any debris that could get into... More »
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