fuel filter location? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 8 Old 03-03-2007, 07:16 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
95PDXLT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: quebec,canada
Posts: 335
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
fuel filter location?

Hi Guys

i've searched but no success. Where is the fuel filter on my 95 powerstroke? under the intake cover i assume? i thought i would check to see if there is ant oil in with the fuel. Is there a way of checking to see if the filter is bad without removing?

Thanks you guys have been very helpful.

70 Dodge Charger R/T
97 ram 2500 cc 12v 4x4 5 speed turned up pump,4 inch straight pipe
89 GT Mustang 357W vic jr heads/intake, proform 750 Carb tremec 5 speed, 31 spline diff 4.10 rear, complete drag suspension, Mega bite sr lowers ect Sold
95PDXLT is offline  
post #2 of 8 Old 03-03-2007, 07:32 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
rottys's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: west jordan,utah
Posts: 331
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
the filter housing is on top of the engine by the turbo it has a round lid with raised slots on it you can lay a screw driver length ways across the top in between the slots to turn it loose if it is to tight to do so by hand, there is an o-ring on the threads of the cap put a ;little oil on it before you re-install at least this is how my 97' was hope it helps.

[
2003 6.0 4-dr, magnaflow 4",auto meter gauges,recon lights,air bags
rottys is offline  
post #3 of 8 Old 03-03-2007, 09:54 AM
Nuckin' Futz


 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 700
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
yep you got it thats where she is...ill add though that if it is too tight, don't get pissed off and break those raised slots. it will make it a pain to reinstall and then take off again.
Turbodude is offline  
post #4 of 8 Old 03-03-2007, 10:43 AM
BIG TRUCK, SMALL DRIVER
 
pipelayerjdh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Iva, SC
Posts: 5,877
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
What they Said, but I'll add it's under the access panel in the black shroud on top of the engine.

Derrick

My photobucket




'97 F-350 "FORDOR" 4X4 (Dually Conversion, Shackle Reversal, Technicooler , Auto Meter Gauges, 4" DIY Dual Exhaust w/ '08 tips, 4" DIY intake w/ AEM filter, Wicked Wheel 2, 360° thrust bearing, Homemade E-fuel conversion, Wildman Chip, 160cc DIY injectors , DIY IDM mod) 230K and counting...
pipelayerjdh is offline  
post #5 of 8 Old 03-03-2007, 10:49 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
95PDXLT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: quebec,canada
Posts: 335
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
i see there is a litle yellow switch that says drain. no need to do anything just turn that cover off?

thanks

70 Dodge Charger R/T
97 ram 2500 cc 12v 4x4 5 speed turned up pump,4 inch straight pipe
89 GT Mustang 357W vic jr heads/intake, proform 750 Carb tremec 5 speed, 31 spline diff 4.10 rear, complete drag suspension, Mega bite sr lowers ect Sold
95PDXLT is offline  
post #6 of 8 Old 03-03-2007, 10:53 AM
BIG TRUCK, SMALL DRIVER
 
pipelayerjdh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Iva, SC
Posts: 5,877
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
You can drain it if you want. The fuel will come out of a metal tube under the alternator when you turn the yellow valve. Catch it in a can to look for water or oil. When I change mine, i don't drain it unless I see water in the bowl. Sometimes when you drain it, the valve will start leaking and have to be replaced.

Derrick

My photobucket




'97 F-350 "FORDOR" 4X4 (Dually Conversion, Shackle Reversal, Technicooler , Auto Meter Gauges, 4" DIY Dual Exhaust w/ '08 tips, 4" DIY intake w/ AEM filter, Wicked Wheel 2, 360° thrust bearing, Homemade E-fuel conversion, Wildman Chip, 160cc DIY injectors , DIY IDM mod) 230K and counting...
pipelayerjdh is offline  
post #7 of 8 Old 03-03-2007, 10:54 AM
Premium Member
 
overl0rd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Akron, OH
Posts: 607
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
You can **** that valve open to drain all the fuel out of the housing. It's easiest to work with the filter lid if you take the cover off the top of the motor, there are only 3 1/2" nuts that hold it on.

'96 F250 4x4 Ext Cab, 5 speed. K&N FIPK - modified to use 6637; 3" downpipe, 6" stack; Beans modded IDM; Beans stage 2s; shimmed FPR; exhaust brake; 6 position TS; locked 4.10s
'93 F250 4x4 regular cab long box. 7.3IDI nonturbo/E4OD 8' Western. STAYING STOCK
'65 Pontiac Tempest, 406ci chevy small block, TH350 with shift kit, 2700 stall converter.
'01 HD XL1200S - Lots of Screamin Eagle goodies
'96 Tbird LX V8

Progressive loves me
overl0rd is offline  
post #8 of 8 Old 03-04-2007, 07:44 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
rottys's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: west jordan,utah
Posts: 331
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
oh ya forgot about the cover,sorry been looking at the 6.0 for a while now.

[
2003 6.0 4-dr, magnaflow 4",auto meter gauges,recon lights,air bags
rottys is offline  
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