Lubricate the gasket with diesel fuel applied with the tip of a finger. If you purchase a filter with a cap, make sure to save the old cap in case you need it in the future. Make sure the valve is tightened. The picture below shows the fuel filter housing and cap. A replacement harness is somewhat expensive, so do not get impatient and break it. Recall that this is reverse left-hand thread. Rotate the drain valve 180 degrees so you can see the flat side of the shaft's balls through the o-ring openings.
Personally I have no preference for a capped or capless filter. Slide the housing towards the fuel pump to set the depth that the metal line fits into the hose, then tighten down the clamp before installing any other fuel lines. The F250 nameplate is used on Ford's F-Series Super Duty line of trucks. . Tighten these fittings to 60 - 65 lb-in. Release the valve, the water can be free to discharge. The bleed orifice has 2 o-rings that must be replaced.
This will expose the fuel filter bowl that sits directly in the center of the engine valley. To avoid this, keep the cap straight during installation so that it seats evenly. Replace the lid on the bowl. Reconnect the heater electrical spade clip to the spade tip on the sensor. Push the fuel line into the fitting until it stops. If the original is being reused, install the bleed orifice into the fuel pressure regulator body and the screen into the fuel filter housing.
The photo below shows where the fuel filter housing drain terminates. Function:It contributes to clear contaminates protect fuel system. Remove by hand once it has been broken loose and be careful not to damage the fuel heater element. It is threaded into the fuel pressure regulator body on 1996 - 1997 model year engines top of fuel filter housing and fuel filter housing pressure line bottom of fuel filter housing on 1994 - 1995 model year engines. The manufacturer's names or trademarks used herein are referenced solely for identification purposes and are not intended by superdutypsd. Fuel filter canisters, commonly know as the fuel bowls are of the same design on the 1999 through 2003 Ford 7. Leaking from housing or the drain? Remove them with a 10 mm socket and the necessary extensions.
You can have worn injectors and adding a cleaner will make the fuel run through faster. The tab on the heater must rest against the corresponding tab cast into the fuel filter housing see image so that the heater assembly will not spin and become damaged when the stand pipe is installed. If this item has been replaced, the screen will be attached to the bleed orifice. Copyright © 2009 - Powerstrokehub. Drain the fuel into a suitable container as shown below.
Only about 16 ounces of diesel will come out. An affordable alternative to high priced Ford repair parts. The lines are tight and this can be tricky - we find it easiest to install the bottom line first, following by the top line. Lubricate the 2 drain valve o-rings with a small amount of diesel fuel and press them into the valve body openings. Tools Used: Tools, 12mm socket, Ratchet wrench, Drain pan, Oil filter pliers, Replacement fuel filter Change the Fuel Filter Open the hood. Rotate it clockwise to loosen, it is left hand thread.
Or just want to gain performance by increasing your fuel pressure over stock? Place a drain pan on the ground directly under the fuel filter housing. It may be easier to use a pair of needle nose pliers to reach this connector. Find the fuel filter housing, revealed after removing the trim cover. This will catch the fuel that will be drained from the fuel bowl during this service and keep from making a mess on your shop floor. I replaced my fuel filter and wrote up how I did it here. Kit is available from Ford or International. Contact me on my DieselOrings.
It installs on the plastic part of the filter. Empty the fuel from the housing by turning the yellow petcock, at the rear of the housing, toward the passenger side of the engine bay. The nut on a Vibra-Lok fitting must be tightened until it contacts the body of the fitting. Lift the trim cover straight up and place it and the retaining nuts aside. The new fuel filter comes with two seals.
After thoroughly cleaning the interior and exterior of the fuel bowl, this is what you should have. You may have wear in the timing chain or gears. This will energize the fuel pump and allow you to check for leaks. If there is water in fuel tank, it will enter filter housing and deposit at its bottom and make the water float go up. Include four fittings ; The filter units are coated with a durable electrostatically applied powder coating for superior corrosion resistance. If the housing itself is leaking maybe the oring on the lid is bad or it is cracked. Connect the hose to the drain tube as shown in the photo below.
These are aluminum cast threads and the compression fitting should only be tightened to the point where you can feel the sleeve being compressed. Place the yellow stem handle on the drain valve and rotate so the handle is pointing away from the 2 drain valve o-rings. Beneath the pin is a check ball - do not loose it. I just purchase whatever is the best deal. Possibly spray a little better, but it will not make the fuel nozzles any tighter. Remove the rubber gasket from the cover and discard it.