Has anyone had any experience with this no fuel filter or what to do? I have talked to many other duramax owners who have experienced the same engine failure. This Fuel Filter Head will restore proper operation to your fuel system. If this is true, how is the fuel filter changed? Position the drip pan under the truck in the area of the fuel filter. This fuel filter is a mesh or screen that prevents large foreign particles for entering the fuel pump. Two types are snap-on filters, while one type has clip-on ends.
Remove the fuel tank shield push on retainers. Pull the guard out of the wheel well and place it on the ground. The failure caused the engine to overheat and blow. I beileve the 2004 would have Full fuel injection with a fuel rail. If you loosen the cap, it may or may not help, gas trying to drain.
Not an auto repair expert? Well you see the other fitler Inline kept the trash out of the rest of the line going up to the throttle body. Place a suitable adjustable jack under the fuel tank. Well this does not surprise me either. With the aid of an assistant, place the fuel tank in a the adjustable jack. Prime the new fuel filter by pushing in on the black primer cap on top of the fuel filter until the diesel starts to run out of the relief valve. Seriously, there is no need, and the consequences of doing such an operation incorrectly far outweigh any perceived benefit. They can find time to change all that other crap but can't see fit to print the owners manuel with the latest maintenance info.
Keep the filter positioned upright until removed from vehicle to ensure fuel is not spilled. Refer to Plastic Collar Quick Connect Fitting Service. Diesel is under the hood, passenger side, in front of the firewall, near where the second battery is. Turn the relief valve counter-clockwise to open. In normal operation there is no need to replace the filter media, as it will last the life of the pump module. Refer to Fuel Pressure Relief.
Turn the steering wheel clockwise until it stops. Feb 07, 2009 Have you checked your fuel filter? Disconnect the chassis wiring harness electrical connector from the fuel tank pressure sensor. Those systems have been operating for several years with many thousands of collective miles, and I have yet to see a failure of the system caused by an obstructed filter. Debris and foreign particles build up in both fuel filters and can clog the flow of gasoline in the line. Under the vehicle, driverside frame-rail, close to tank. I wonder if it would be beneficial to plumb one in somewhere.
The Duramax fuel filter is responsible for keeping sediments from the diesel out of the fuel injectors. It takes about 5 minutes to do but you need to do it from underneath and is very self explanatory when you look at it. Looks like threaded fitting on both ends. If you use a drop-lite, don't lay it where gas might drain on it. Most trucks utilize a spin-on fuel filter located on the frame rail. The fuel filter is located in the back left, top, of the engine. If you found this How-to writeup was beneficial to you, please consider documenting another procedure that you may be able to help others with.
Cover the fuel pipes with clean rags once they're disconnected to prevent contaminating your fuel system. Service writer says the filter is designed for the life of the vehicle. In previous fuel injection systems, cool fuel from the fuel tank was continuously flowing from the electric pump, through the frame mounted fuel filter to the fuel rail. The vehicle has not been repaired. When he saw red he said he put it back right away and estimated that only a few ounces came out. The line had burst due to excessive rust.
Here is a great video on fuel filter replacement. Two types are snap-on filters, while one type has clip-on ends. So with that you have a long life filter and a sealed system. The fuel pump is inside the gas tank. The engine was still running when he opened the hood and he noticed oil and diesel fuel all over the engine. Finish unscrewing the fuel filter with your hands and place it on the passenger side frame rail near the fuel filter housing. As for the pump assembly.
It will either be connected to an electric fuel pump, , or to a hard fuel line that goes to the front of the car. Seems kinda weird to me. Honda has also started doing this a few years back. First Fuel Filter One fuel filter is in the fuel pump of the Express Chevy 3500, which is used to push fuel or gasoline through the fuel line. Once the sediments are trapped inside the filter, the cleaner diesel then flows to the injectors. If any of the sediments get inside the injectors, the injectors cannot disperse the diesel properly throughout the engine.