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ive been running biodiesel in my truck for over 1500 miles now and i need to urgently change my fuel filter . but i tried today and the suckker wont budge the cap wont even turn at all. i even welded a tool out of steel and the dam plastic cap bent my tool not the welds but the acctual 1/4 inch steel???!!!! the dealerships want to charge me 35-65$ if i suppily the parts depending on how hard it will be to take it off and by the looks of it its going to be a pain in the rear!!! any suggestions??? its a 96 powerstroke f 250 turbo diesel???
 

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The plastic can swell up. You will likely have to replace it. I think NAPA sells a filter with a new plastic cover. I have used B100 for over two years and gave up on the ford filter because of similar problems. I use a metal filter for a Cummins.
 

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spray W-d under the cap all the way.around and let out pressure,by pushing that valve stem thats on the side of bowl. tap the cap alittle with rubber hamer.then twist off.it should work? if you mess up cap.buy the afe new filter and it comes with cap.
 

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ya i allready have a new cap and filter just cant get the old ones off so i'll try this tonight!!!
 

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ok but y not hit the center???
 

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pb blaster will work awesome thats what i had to use when i first got the truck right under the cap all around
 

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the pb is soaking in so i'll let yall kno if that helps at all...
 

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pb didnt do a thing .... i need to re weld the steel tool i made because it pretty much twisted tiself arround when i was trying to undo the cap. so its pretty dam well stuck. what should i do any other suggestions?
 

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i think i'm goin to the auto shop down the highway tmw mornin to see if i can just borrow their tool... i gota get up early ne ways to make me a batch of bio !!!!
 

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I quite frequently just use a very large pair of channel lock pliers on the cap. If you're replacing the cap, you shouldn't have to worry about damage to the cap.
 

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man i cant beleave you have not got that cap off yet?sh*t,I would just send you a old fuel bowl,I have 2.what ever works just get the damn thing off.they come with a new one.
 

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man i cant beleave you have not got that cap off yet?sh*t,I would just send you a old fuel bowl,I have 2.what ever works just get the damn thing off.they come with a new one.
Hey I could use that fuel bowl, but I'll come and get it.....:thumb:
 

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will be here,waiting for you.the beach is nice,and all the girls.but the cost of living is a killer.
a crap house is $680.000 and thats a old one.and a gallon of milk is $6.00 to $8.00 diesel is $5.60 so come vistit. but its so hard to keep up.if your living here.
 

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Thanks! my uncle was a pan-am test piolt years ago and he lived there I never got to go visit?:doh:
 
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