Fuel Filter Replacement Period? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 Old 11-15-2007, 06:07 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
Sins4u33's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Springfield, VA
Posts: 161
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to Sins4u33
Fuel Filter Replacement Period?

I was curious to how often everyone here changes there fuel filters? I was told by a friend of mine to replace it every other oil change or every 3rd oil change..just curious as to you all's input on this.

Ben Y

F250 Supercab FX4 Lariat
SCT Xcal3 w/ Innovative Diesel Custom Tunes
MBRP 5" Turbo Back Exhaust, ARP Head Studs,
AFE Stage 2 Intake w/ Pro-Guard, EGR Delete
RECON Lighting, Zoodad Mod
18" KMC Rockstar XD's w/ Nitto Terra Grapplers 325/60's

Future mods:
-6inch Lift

Sins4u33 is offline  
post #2 of 3 Old 11-15-2007, 06:11 AM
FJuanfiddy mod

Dave's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Trempealeau, WI
Posts: 31,839
Thanks: 132
Thanked 186 Times in 166 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to Dave
I would say about every 15k

Email: Dave@powerstroke.org
2011 F150 Ecoboost Crew cab lariat. Custom tunes from KEM and 5Star, and Unleashed
2012 F150 Crew Cab Ecoboost stock for now-Totaled March 12 2015
2006 F250 ECSB Lariat 4x4

Leveling kit, 315/70/17 Kelly TSRs on Method race wheels
ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
Coolant filter
Bulletproof diesel FICM EGR Delete, Oil Cooler and Water Pump, and Light bar.
Dually LED lights from Stealth Automotive/Xpedition Outfitters
No Limit Fab 6.0 Cold Air Intake
Dave is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 11-15-2007, 07:59 AM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
jacksd3's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Amherst, Massachusetts
Posts: 131
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I agree with Dave use 15k miles as a rule of thumb and replace them both. It only takes about 15 mins to 1/2 hour to do both and it's good insurance. On the frame rail mounted filter be prepared to have diesel fuel spilling down the frame for about 2 feet. Catch as much as you can and make sure you splash some water on the rail afterwards to dilute the fuel that's left.

03 F-350 XLT 6.0 PSD Dually FX4 Long Bed Supercab 4x4
97 Bison 2 Horse slant load bumper pull trailer
00 Auto trailer - Home Made

Proud American, born in Elbert, West Virginia USA!

If guns cause crime, then pencils cause misspelled words.
jacksd3 is offline  

Quick Reply

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


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

Email Address:


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