Fuel filter bowl broke!! - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.7 Problems Forum 6.7 Problems Forum

User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 10 Old 08-11-2013, 10:38 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Randy_270's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Posts: 557
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Thanks: 18
Thanked 37 Times in 34 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Angry Fuel filter bowl broke!!

So I decided to change my fuel filters myself today and I had a little surprise while doing so. I got all my stuff ready, got under the truck, put the breaker bar on the fuel filter bowl nut, give the nut a little torque to begin unscrewing it and SNAP! The nut breaks off and fuel comes dumping out of the filter splashing me and the area around my catch pan. Worst part is my truck is now stuck at work and I'm 3 hours away from the nearest Ford dealership. So tomorrow morning I'm going to give the closest dealership a call and hopefully I can get a new bowl sent out to me asap. Anyone else heard of these fuel bowl nuts snapping off?

2011 F350 Lariat FX4, CCSB, 6.7, 3.55s, 325/65R18 Duratracs, Carli 4.5" Pintop, Flo-Pro, S&B intake, H&S w/ SPE tuning.
2011 Explorer Limited 4WD on 17x7.5s Core Racing Diablo 2s with 245/70R17 Duratracs
Randy_270 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 10 Old 08-11-2013, 04:21 PM
Member
 
6.7strokin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 42
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I have heard of this happening alot. After hearing of this I started using a strap wrench to take the fuel bowl off. Hopefully your dealer will have a replacement in stock.

2012 F250 6.7 KR, CC, FX4, Autumn Red/Adobe, 3.55EL, Bilstein 5100's, Front ranch hand powder coated to match
6.7strokin is offline  
post #3 of 10 Old 08-11-2013, 06:04 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
SpDyDaVe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 168
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 2
Thanked 4 Times in 3 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
It happened to me once. Buy the aluminum upgraded part to be worry free.

Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App

2008 F250 CCSB Lariat
Spartan 350, Extreme Studs, Elite Lifters, Smith Bros Pushrods, RCD (Oil Pan, Manifold, Up pipes w/EGR), 6.0 Manifolds, S&B CAI, 4" SS DP, 5" SS Exhaust, Sinister Coolant Filter, Mishimoto Intercooler & Rad, K&P Oil Filter, OUO (ALA'S, Traction Blocks, Short Gusset Bars, Pin Kit, Top Plate, Track Bar), ICON (2.0 Front, Rear, Dual Steering, Springs, TEI)
NRA Life Member

SpDyDaVe is offline  
post #4 of 10 Old 08-12-2013, 05:34 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 12
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by SpDyDaVe View Post
It happened to me once. Buy the aluminum upgraded part to be worry free.

Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
Who sells the aluminum version ?
FX4_Scorpion is offline  
post #5 of 10 Old 08-12-2013, 05:44 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
SpDyDaVe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 168
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 2
Thanked 4 Times in 3 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
River City Diesel and Sinister Diesel sell them separately or as a set. Ebay will have them and a knock off or two.

2008 F250 CCSB Lariat
Spartan 350, Extreme Studs, Elite Lifters, Smith Bros Pushrods, RCD (Oil Pan, Manifold, Up pipes w/EGR), 6.0 Manifolds, S&B CAI, 4" SS DP, 5" SS Exhaust, Sinister Coolant Filter, Mishimoto Intercooler & Rad, K&P Oil Filter, OUO (ALA'S, Traction Blocks, Short Gusset Bars, Pin Kit, Top Plate, Track Bar), ICON (2.0 Front, Rear, Dual Steering, Springs, TEI)
NRA Life Member

SpDyDaVe is offline  
post #6 of 10 Old 08-12-2013, 05:46 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 12
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by SpDyDaVe View Post
River City Diesel and Sinister Diesel sell them separately or as a set. Ebay will have them and a knock off or two.

Ok, Thanks a lot.
FX4_Scorpion is offline  
post #7 of 10 Old 08-12-2013, 09:43 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Randy_270's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Posts: 557
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Thanks: 18
Thanked 37 Times in 34 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I just ordered a factory replacement only because anything else will take about 2 weeks to get to me but my new one should be here Thursday and maybe I'll order an aluminum one just a back up haha

2011 F350 Lariat FX4, CCSB, 6.7, 3.55s, 325/65R18 Duratracs, Carli 4.5" Pintop, Flo-Pro, S&B intake, H&S w/ SPE tuning.
2011 Explorer Limited 4WD on 17x7.5s Core Racing Diablo 2s with 245/70R17 Duratracs
Randy_270 is offline  
post #8 of 10 Old 08-12-2013, 09:48 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Randy_270's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Posts: 557
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Thanks: 18
Thanked 37 Times in 34 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by SpDyDaVe View Post
River City Diesel and Sinister Diesel sell them separately or as a set. Ebay will have them and a knock off or two.
I can't find anything on River City's or Sinister's websites

2011 F350 Lariat FX4, CCSB, 6.7, 3.55s, 325/65R18 Duratracs, Carli 4.5" Pintop, Flo-Pro, S&B intake, H&S w/ SPE tuning.
2011 Explorer Limited 4WD on 17x7.5s Core Racing Diablo 2s with 245/70R17 Duratracs
Randy_270 is offline  
post #9 of 10 Old 08-12-2013, 02:52 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 12
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by Randy_270 View Post
I can't find anything on River City's or Sinister's websites
Don't feel bad, I couldn't either. Searched e-bay also, nothing there.
FX4_Scorpion is offline  
post #10 of 10 Old 08-13-2013, 05:05 PM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 123
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I'm interested if someone finds a link

2012 6.7L King Ranch Bronze Metallic
Traded up from 2003 Avalanche 5.3L

CW2 US Army
Currently: Watercraft Engineer
Previously: Prime Power, Recruiter, Infantry
Prime Power is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome