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Old 11-18-2007, 03:55 PM
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Fuel Filter removal

I'm gonna put in a new fuel filter..what size socket does it take to remove the damm plastic cover covering the fuel filter??? I've tried metric & standard either too big or small..whats the trick to removal.

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uugghhh my fuel filter has no nut on it... it just has the big platic top on it...
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Old 11-18-2007, 04:10 PM
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I used an oil filter wrench on the outside of the lid, works great.
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Old 11-18-2007, 04:12 PM
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im not talking the actual fuel filter...im talking the powerstroke plastic cover with 2 screws/bolts. which covers the fuel filter.
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ooooo... LOL ic... I can't recall what size that is...
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On My 2000 F-250 I just use a half inch boxed end wrench.
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I used an american socket, it fit kinda tight but it worked, cant remember the size though.
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Old 11-18-2007, 04:55 PM
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fuel filter lid removal

I use a pair of long needle nose pliers, put the pionts of the pliers into the web of the fuel filter lid and grab the handles and rotate ccw, Works for me
Ken
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13mm works just fine...
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