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post #1 of 5 Old 07-05-2013, 07:27 AM Thread Starter
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I just bought this truck and it seemed a bit underpowered while dragging my boat, so I began looking around for a possible issue. I went to change the fuel filter, and I knew I was probably in trouble when the nuts wouldn't come off the plastic powerstroke cover, because they were corroded on. So I got the filter changed, and was wondering if I should clean the screens in the fuel tank, based off of the looks of this filter? Thoughts?


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Mine looked the same way!
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Mine was like this too. I just flushed the fuel bowl


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Try running some fuel system cleaner from time to time. I run Optilube; it's great.

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ya a fuel cleaner will help.
id change your next fuel filter at 5,000 instead of 10 just to make sure its not too clogged again.

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