Fuel filter


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lamasue
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Fuel filter

Postby lamasue » Tue Jun 28, 2016 2:00 pm



I don't know how often people are changing their fuel filter but a 20000 miles between it was rusty goop inside I'll have to look at it sooner



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Re: Fuel filter

Postby NVSB4 » Tue Jun 28, 2016 2:52 pm

I suggest going with a Randakk's fuel filter.
WingAdmin did a review here.
Not only do they filter better, but you can open them up and clean them instead of replacing.
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Re: Fuel filter

Postby Bluewaterhooker0 » Tue Jun 28, 2016 4:13 pm

Aside from keeping an eye on your filter, you need to take a look at the inside of your tank, and maybe the fuel pump screen condition. That crap came from somewhere, and even if just a bad batch of gas (which I think is an overplayed reason), the screen on the pump could be compromised.

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Re: Fuel filter

Postby lamasue » Tue Jun 28, 2016 4:16 pm

I belive its the metal and paper inside the filter it looks like almost it rusted damn ethenol

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Re: Fuel filter

Postby Bluewaterhooker0 » Tue Jun 28, 2016 4:33 pm

I have seen pictures of a 'delaminated' fuel filter. If that's your issue, find a better brand of filter. Maybe OEM Honda. I don't think ethanol will rust metal. Corrosion, maybe. Maybe some water in the fuel.

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Re: Fuel filter

Postby WingAdmin » Tue Jun 28, 2016 10:04 pm

The brownish goop is most likely shellac deposits, not rust. Rust appears as flakes, and is hard. Goopy brown stuff is crap from the fuel.




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