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post #1 of 12 Old 01-25-2014, 03:38 PM Thread Starter
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Water Drainage

Drain fuel faithfully every month from the water bowl. Have only owned my truck for 5 months and have 9,000 miles on it. So far I haven't had not one single drop of water come from the filter. I drain it for about 30 sec. and then let it sit in my shop for a week to allow time to settle. I have done this the same way all five times with No Sign of any water. I get my diesel from the same store all the time. My question is,,,, Is this a really good place to purchase diesel "obviously" or is there somewhere else the water can be gathering up that I am not aware of and not checking. Thanks for the input guys... Was trying to wait till the 10,000 mile mark to change fuel filters but might do it a little early out of curiosity...



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Kenny, your in good shape. No water means No contamination. You can change your fuel filter's but I don't think you have anything to be concerned about. As far as an additional place to check for water I can't think of anything else. I have a 32mm socket I keep in my truck in case I think I just got some bad Diesel. Changing your filter's are pretty easy. You can buy filter's online at Dieselfilters.com pretty cheap. It's a good idea to have some spares on hand.

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Thanks Stroker, I'm actually fixing to go to that website you referred me too and order 2 sets so that I have a spare set in the truck. Thanks for the input friend..



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Thanks Stroker, I'm actually fixing to go to that website you referred me too and order 2 sets so that I have a spare set in the truck. Thanks for the input friend..
No Problem.

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Kenny, your in good shape. No water means No contamination. You can change your fuel filter's but I don't think you have anything to be concerned about. As far as an additional place to check for water I can't think of anything else. I have a 32mm socket I keep in my truck in case I think I just got some bad Diesel. Changing your filter's are pretty easy. You can buy filter's online at Dieselfilters.com pretty cheap. It's a good idea to have some spares on hand.
Hey Stroker, I went to the website dieselfilters.com but when I typed in the part # it shows no match for this part #. I guess I'm using the right one. I got it out of my owners book... FD-4615. That is the only Part# I could find for them...



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Hey Stroker, I went to the website dieselfilters.com but when I typed in the part # it shows no match for this part #. I guess I'm using the right one. I got it out of my owners book... FD-4615. That is the only Part# I could find for them...
OK, try Dieselfiltersonline.com. Kenny, these are available right now.

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OK, try Dieselfiltersonline.com. Kenny, these are available right now.
Thanks for the swift reply, will check it out right now...



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Thanks for the swift reply, will check it out right now...
The prices are pretty competitive and the shipping is fast! Every once in a while there are some good deals on the Bay! There was a deal awhile back on all 4 filter's, fuel, air, oil, and pre-filter for like $95.00 not bad with free shipping. If you come across the oil filter's that have an s after the part number it's the updated filter so no worries.

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Appreciate the info Stroker, just ordered two sets. Checked the Bay before I pulled the trigger and dieselfilters had em beat by $14...lol. Thanks for the help. Really like this forum, handiest thing since the shirt pocket



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Another simple and easy way to keep the water out of your fuel system is to keep you tank topped off nice and full.

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