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Any suggestions?

I heard changing the fuel filter under the drivers side can be a head ache to change! Any suggestions to make it an easier first filter change?

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post #2 of 8 Old 05-20-2010, 08:53 PM
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i heard that extensions are the key to success and less blood loss

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Do it on a lift if you can. I guess they made it a b i t c h on purpose.


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What you mean by an extension ?

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like for a ratchet

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The easiest way is to pay someone to do it. If you do it yourself, use a 36mm socket with a couple of extensions on it and wear old clothes that you don't care about (you will most likely take a diesel bath).

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Sears makes a short 36mm socket just for this. It's 3/8 drive and works on the oil filter cap as well. I haven't used mine on the fuel filter yet but I don't think you need all the extensions with it. If you use a standard socket you'll need plenty of extensions.

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The extensions make your life way easier, I usually use about 25" of extension and it works pretty good. I cant remember the exact lenght but its alot.
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