FUEL FILTER Replacement

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FUEL FILTER Replacement

Post by vcp » Sat May 09, 2015 2:36 pm

Gonna replace the fuel filter as part of another job viewtopic.php?f=4&t=11291 (starting a new thread so the subject will be searchable for others)

Did this before and it was pretty messy so figure I need to depressurize the system first. (Searched the FSM and damned if I can find anything on the fuel filter.)

Any tips on the best way to do this? Thanks!

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Re: FUEL FILTER Replacement

Post by irowiki » Sat May 09, 2015 2:40 pm

Nothing fancy. I've just taken off both hoses, and put them on the new filter.

Use a Corolla filter from the mid 80's that uses the 4AC. Bigger filter but you need to swap the in and out.
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Re: FUEL FILTER Replacement

Post by vcp » Sun May 10, 2015 11:29 am

No problem this time. Must be getting smarter ;-)

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Re: FUEL FILTER Replacement

Post by JackWagon » Fri May 29, 2015 7:10 pm

Would you mind posting the preferred 4AC fuel filter model number & brand?

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Re: FUEL FILTER Replacement

Post by irowiki » Fri May 29, 2015 10:14 pm

Go to rock auto

1986 corolla
1.6L L4 SOHC

Then you want the fuel filter that looks like ours like the
PUROLATOR Part # F20265

Then you just reverse the in and out hoses

Brand is not so important. But wix makes a clear one that is nice
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Re: FUEL FILTER Replacement

Post by J Dumarais » Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:21 pm

Why reverse the in and out?

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Re: FUEL FILTER Replacement

Post by irowiki » Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:00 pm

Because the Corolla filter is reversed.
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Re: FUEL FILTER Replacement

Post by ARCHINSTL » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:59 pm

T4WD augury?
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