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my fuel filter cap for the 2 mic, the one up 0n the engine got rounded off. cheap plastic. I tried the 1/2 drive that started sliiping then got a socket to fit now broke off the 2 corners. does anyone have any ideaa to remove it and can I get a new one from the dealer. thanks Brad.
 

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I forgot to say I add it off just about 6 months ago to replace the filter. I have been running about a 75% blend of biodiesel.
 

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this just happended to me I could not get it off anywhere I ended up having to chisel it off get a billet one to replace it
 

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Discount Power Parts

here is a billet one for less than what I bought another crappy plastic one I paid $55 plus tax
 

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thank you for the link, I never knew they were made in billet alum. better get the chisel and hammer out i guess.
 

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me either until I made a similar post as you did about a week ago and I was told but it was to late for me I had already bought one from the stealership
 

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The stock plastic cap is a POS. I went to change my fuel filters this afternoon and saw that it was already in rough shape so sure enough one little tug and the dam thing broke. All the local auto parts shops have to order a replacement and they are anywhere from 60-80 bucks. I just order the billet one for 50.
 

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When removing and replacing these caps, the favourable method is to use a 15/16" socket instead of the 1/2" square drive. Also resist the temptation to overtighten the caps. This will reduce the likelihood of damage. Yes, I agree these caps are very cheap in quality though.:twocents:
 
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