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when to change the fuel filter

Discussion in 'Tech Archive (No Posting)' started by AngelMR, Jun 9, 2008.



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  1. AngelMR

    AngelMR New Member Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    well i had my car for almost 50k miles and my car is now 140k when should i change my fuel filter? thanks
     
  2. guitar_adam2000

    guitar_adam2000 Alcohol ab-User Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    depends when it was last changed! u could do it now to be on the safe side, its hardly the most expensive or difficult part to replace
     
  3. Szady

    Szady D-Series Master Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member

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    According to Honda, the fuel filter NEVER needs to be replaced. But, Id still change it out. Im at 126k miles, and havent changed mine yet. Its on my "to-do" list.
     
  4. d00dle

    d00dle New Member Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    i've never heard such a thing as fuel filter. thats right.
     
  5. gearbox

    gearbox New Member Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    technically it should not need changing unless your fuel pressure is below spec. and its a pain to get at it inside the fuel tank.
     
  6. hannibalhekki

    hannibalhekki cuz i like to eat! 5+ Year Member

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    i thought it was on the firewall?
     
  7. 05

    05 Show Me Them Titties Registered VIP 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

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    it is
     
  8. mark_jdm

    mark_jdm New Member Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    change it to be sure.
     
  9. Szady

    Szady D-Series Master Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member

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    Your thinking fuel pump...
     
  10. guitar_adam2000

    guitar_adam2000 Alcohol ab-User Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    mine certainly is by the firewall. the other common place for them is to the rear of the car by the side skirt. never heard of it actually being in the fuel tank before
     
  11. AngelMR

    AngelMR New Member Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    my fuel pressure when my car is at a stop is around 30 -40psi which i think is good isnt?
     
  12. toneekay

    toneekay Rubbin on yo booty Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member

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    suppose to be around 41-60psi, usually more around 41ish
     
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    808EK96 New Member Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    It's not that expensive to change. I changed mine twice since I had my car. Peace of mind I guess.
     
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    toneekay Rubbin on yo booty Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member

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    i changed mines at 50k miles, but thats onnly because i had the fuel pump out
     
  15. AngelMR

    AngelMR New Member Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    so 41 to 60 at a stop? wow i thought mine was ok will it drive more smooth?
     
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    sorry my bad, only 7thgen+ has the filter in the tank.
     
  17. caddy

    caddy I found Waldo Registered VIP 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

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    According to Honda it doens't need to be changed....... That is until it gets clogged and takes out the fuel pump after warranty and then when you replace the fuel pump they'll say "hey why'll we're in there, we should replace the fuel filter..."
     
  18. Civic2007

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    haha yeah ive been working at honda for about 2 months and have already done that about 4-5 times lol, soccer moms in their odysseys are so gullible =)
     
  19. Kumo

    Kumo Chillin with the D. Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    I just change mine and also ripped my arm open on the strut tower.
     
  20. AngelMR

    AngelMR New Member Registered VIP 5+ Year Member

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    did the change make your car run better?
     


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