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is my fuel filter facing the right direction ?

is my fuel filter facing the right direction ?

Postby sparkplug [OP] » Jun 11 2012, 11:47pm

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and this how the old one look like. im confused because both end is smooth, accept the line
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and I dint see any Oring, but i have no leak, should I take it back out and install with Oring ?
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Re: is my fuel filter facing the right direction ?

Postby 2003Z71 » Jun 12 2012, 1:07am

This filter doesn't use O-rings for sealing. Each end is an inverted flare fitting and the flare is what does the sealing. The crimped end is the outlet on the filter, so as long as you have the line going to the engine on the right side, (which it looks like you do) the flow is correct.
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Re: is my fuel filter facing the right direction ?

Postby sparkplug [OP] » Jun 12 2012, 1:29am

thanks ! im less worried now. Just bought the truck, fixing 1 problem at the time :)
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Re: is my fuel filter facing the right direction ?

Postby ASTE25ASTE25 is online! » Jun 12 2012, 2:19am

It looks correct, but, the filter should have an arrow showing which way the flow goes through it. You can look for that to make sure.
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Re: is my fuel filter facing the right direction ?

Postby sparkplug [OP] » Jun 12 2012, 3:01am

this purolator fuel filter not having the arrow, i know what u mean by the arrow. it only say OUT .
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is my fuel filter facing the right direction ?

Postby Machster69 » Jun 12 2012, 4:06am

Out go towards motor
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Re: is my fuel filter facing the right direction ?

Postby ASTE25ASTE25 is online! » Jun 12 2012, 5:07am

Yea, Doh. I see "out" now that I looked again. It's on correctly.
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Re: is my fuel filter facing the right direction ?

Postby sparkplug [OP] » Jun 12 2012, 5:47am

big releive after more peoples confirm it on correctly. Now im worried about the tranmission fluid part, the part im scare the most is loose the shifter thing.
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