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 Post subject: Removing Fuel filter
Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 6:43 pm 
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hey guys just thought id ask how do yous remove a fuel filter on an EL without any issues. ive just tried mine but come to a halt I cant get one side loosen off and the 14mm spanner is starting to slip and don't wanna force it any further just in case im completely round the bolt off.
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 Post subject: Re: Removing Fuel filter
Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 6:50 pm 
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i always use these on it and dont have any issues http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/5pcs-10-21mm ... 320&_uhb=1

 

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 Post subject: Re: Removing Fuel filter
Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:37 pm 
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even when there abit rounded off?
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 Post subject: Re: Removing Fuel filter
Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:52 pm 
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ive never had one thats been rounded, but single hex is alot better than an open spanner

 

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 Post subject: Re: Removing Fuel filter
Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:56 pm 
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well I brought that spanner set u recommended. ill try again on the weekend cheers
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 Post subject: Re: Removing Fuel filter
Posted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 12:56 am 
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I just use my normal spanners to do it, that weren't loose either, just need to take ya time, also just make sure to depressurize the fuel system (green relay under coolant res bottle) and catch the remaining fuel left in the filter itself...

 

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