I get it home and park it. Do it 6 times for 30 seconds like mentioned before. One head to fix fuel in oil problem. I will keep you all updated. Since you are still having an issue there must be an air leak. No gas engine discussion allowed except on transmissions and drivetrain that pertain to all models. Their top diesel pro had me in and out in about 30 minutes.
That will probably be the last non-warranty service the dealer will ever do for me. This article applies to the Ford F250 and F350 diesel engine. Bryan Wood Having a hard time getting your diesel truck running? The filter housing was not completely seated. Sounds like an air leak to me as well. The system self purges with the key on engine off cycle. If it is leaking, it will affect your engine's performance.
I made sure they documented the issue incase the fuel pump takes a crap in the near future. Sort of a Smart Car sized pickup. After two hours of twisting I stopped before I broke something. Having to make a second trip back to the dealership. They knew they had something wrong in that they could not purge the air out and they still gave it back to you in that condition. You can't over tighten it.
The dealership must not have followed the proper procedure, or the tech damaged an o-ring. Took my truck into dealership on Friday for second oil change, first fuel filter replacement. Nothing wrong with profit earned but profit stolen is what puts us into deep recessions. Those persons get paid more. Be sure the dealer principal knows of your issue.
Another reason to do this work yourself. Unless you want to call the dealership tell them to tow it in and fix properly. Never have these kind of problems. You might even have what it takes to perform this minor maintenance procedure at home. I mean it is a pretty simple process to tighten the fuel filter until the positive stop. A fuel filter is an essential component for every vehicle.
Please confine discussion of topics in this forum to those items that are specific to the 6. To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. Removing the primary fuel filter. You currently have 0 posts. If it is a corporate offsite owned location then be sure the headquarters knows of your issue.
I pop off the fuel lines no problem and it's a 2012 so no bolt just twist and remove correct? Step 3 - Repeat Step 2 with the secondary fuel filter cap The secondary cap can be easily removed with a 24 mm socket wrench. Use the turkey baster to suck the fuel out of the assembly. Remove the secondary fuel filter located under the hood. Once you have waited out that half of a minute or so, feel free to try your new filter out on the road. And anything less than hitting the positive stop means you didn't tighten it enough.
I will be calling the dealer in the morning. Apparently he was busy on another truck Friday when somebody less qualified changed my filters. Clear the message, it doesn't come back. They knew they had something wrong in that they could not purge the air out and they still gave it back to you in that condition. Eats Gators and Mules for lunch. Unless they have some serious sickness in service dept, there were a few guys there with the competencies and practice to do those filters right.