While it may be possible to use this kit to convert another brand of Regulated Return to a Fuel Bowl Delete system, doing so is not something that we can offer support for. I replaced my fuel filter and wrote up how I did it here. Some performance products are not legal for sale or use on a pollution controlled vehicle in any state. Place the relief valve seat in the fuel bowl opening and insert the spring into the valve seat. None of the hoses that I'm telling you to cut are in the way, they just tie the fuel canister to the rest of the engine. The bleed orifice has 2 o-rings that must be replaced. About the Author Gregory Crews has been in the film industry for three years and has appeared in more than 38 major motion pictures and 16 television shows.
One of these is a leaky drain valve on the combination fuel bowl and water separator. Use a commercially available brake cleaner to flush out the remnants of the old sleeve from the nut. Reassemble the check valve in the same order that it was disassembled and install the spring onto the check valve seat. You can also use a large pair of Channellock pliers to remove the cap as shown below. Replace the lid on the bowl. A flare nut crowfoot wrench is preferred as it will eliminate the possibility of damaging the plastic hex nut molded into the base of the stand pipe.
Copyright © 2009 - Powerstrokehub. Please see the location diagram on the filters for proper filter placement. When these are lined up properly, the valve core can be removed from the drain valve body. Twisting them side-to-side while pulling seems to work well in working them off. Be careful not to loose this ball during the cleaning process.
It looks intimidating at first, but once you do it, it is a sinch. They tend to get hard and become stubborn to remove. Additionally, any air that may develop in the fuel system can pass through the heads and out the regulators return port to the tank, instead of through the fuel injectors. Fasten the heater element with two 20 torx screws to the fuel bowl base. This fuel filter uses a synthetic media for maximum filtration and minimal flow restriction. If you have the correct o-rings, it will not take more than snugging them up to create a leak-proof seal.
Use a strap wrench as shown in the photo below to loosen the cap. Please see the location diagram on the filters for proper filter placement. Once satisfied that there are no leaks, start the engine and let it run for a couple more minutes while continuing to check for leaks. Fuel Filter Check Valve Assembly : The check valve is made up of 5 parts, the valve body, plunger, rod, valve seat and spring. Once this is removed, you will be able to grasp the top of the stem with a pair of needle nose pliers. Please do not call us and ask how to use this kit with a Regulated Return that we didn't manufacture! He also writes detailed automotive tutorials.
Push the fuel line into the fitting until it stops. Verify the length of the upper blue hose - it may need to be cut to match the length of the old hose. A small pick can be used to gently pry it upwards. Remove the o-ring at the top of the valve stem. Install a new fuel filter and gasket coat gasket in clean engine oil before installation. Drain the fuel into a suitable container as shown below.
Features: Specifically designed for today's diesel fuels Diesel-duty, high pressure construction Up to 99% filtration efficiency Note: Requires factory cap. The only other piece is at the very bottom and comes off of the fuel bowl drain. Ford Super Duty Fuel Filter Replacement Procedure Ford recommends the diesel fuel filter for a 1999-2004 Ford F250 or F350 Super Duty Power Stroke 7. Place the yellow lever in its original position on the valve. You currently have 0 posts. This filter is a direct replacement and is suggested to be changed every 30K miles.
Remove the two bolts that hold the fuel canister on they are at the rear and it will lift out. This technique works for us, although you may find an alternative arrangement of the steps below works better for you. If you are not interested in building your own fuel system and would like to delete the filter bowl and improve the flow and pressure to your fuel injectors, check out our complete. Rotate it clockwise to loosen, it is left hand thread. There should not be any gap between the compression nut and the brass fitting for proper fitment. If you have the original Ford o-rings, they may very well have this yellow flakey stuff all over them.
This kit is an upgrade to an existing Regulated Return fuel system or the beginning of a custom regulated return fuel system only. Lightly coat the tip of the metal fuel line that inserts into the fuel pressure regulator with clean motor oil to help the o-ring seal. To disassemble the fuel drain shaft from the drain valve body first remove the small tube that is found at the very top of the valve stem. In this picture the ports in the drain valve are open, if you were looking straight into the o-rings, you can see the hole in the valve stem. The picture below shows the fuel filter housing and cap.