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stump0331 10-16-2007 09:48 AM

Changing 6.0 fuel filters
 
Changing the Fuel filters on a 6.0 liter

You will need the following tools:
Ratchet
36mm socket
24mm socket
6mm Hex Head

Here is the part number from Motorcraft for the fuel filters:
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On the engine locate the upper fuel filter
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m...filteruper.jpg

Using the 24mm socket remove the cap and filter
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m...1/101_2269.jpg

Locate the water/fuel separator on the driver side frame rail; there is a gold colored plug that requires a 6mm hex head to remove. Take the plug completely out, have a bucket or jug ready to catch the fuel that will be coming out. Next using the 36mm socket remove the cap on the rear filter.

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m.../lowerplug.jpg
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m...1/101_2268.jpg

Remove the O-rings on both the upper and lower caps. http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m...1/101_2273.jpg
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m...1/101_2276.jpg

Replace the O-rings with the provided replacements. DO NOT TRY AND REUSE OLD O-RINGS. USE THE ONES PROVIDED WITH THE FILTERS.

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m...1/101_2271.jpg

Re-install the filters in both upper and lower filter caps and re-install the plug on the fuel water separator. Make sure you donít over tighten the caps, this will cause the o-rings to crimp and cause leaks. However if the caps arenít good and tight they will suck air.
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m...1/101_2277.jpg

After everything is buttoned up cycle the ignition key a couple of times to make sure the pump is run to prime the system before you attempt to crank the engine this will help get any air out

SCUFFY828 10-16-2007 09:57 AM

good idea stump , way to go

stump0331 10-16-2007 11:19 PM

thanks to scuffy828 for a few pointers

SCUFFY828 01-13-2008 02:16 PM

:bump: this was done when we were friends stump:hehe:


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