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How often should i change the fuel filter??

Hey guys. I changed my oil today and i was wondering how often im supposed to change the fuel filter. Also is there a write up or video of how to do this??

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thanks man

i found a video also.

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no problem after 10k miles your fuel mileage will start to suffer!! good luck
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its pretty straight forward, diesel innovations has a nice filter cap tool too

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But for $29 a screwdriver works just as well.

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I have replaced my filter about every 9-10K miles.

I use the handles of a pair of channel lock pliers. Just stick the tips down in a pair of opposing holes and twist.

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So ya i have a 120,000 miles on my truck and i get about 300 miles off a tank. Im guessing i need to change the fuel filter? I dont even know if it has ever been done. What is a good filter to buy for the 7.3?

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Oh My Gosh!!! Yeah I would say you better change it!! I only use WIX filters or Motorcraft. WIX can be had at Napa. Save your old lid because the new filter will have the filter built into the cap. I do mine every other oil change, 10-12K. It's like asking how often to change oil, everyone has their own idea and then you have what Ford says. I trust Blackstone labs and I know that at 5K I am throwing away oil with a lot of life left in it.

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i like the Baldwin fuel filter # PF7698 i get them from Oklahoma truck supply 918-836-1725 will ship and i think they are running about 20 bucks

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