Dodge Cummins Diesel Forum - Reply to Topic
2003/2004 General Discussion General Discussion for the Early (2003/2004) Common Rail No Advertising ...NO ADVERTISING

Thread: Fuel Filter Replacement - How Often? Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Dodge Cummins Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
10-01-2019 12:57 PM
tryNto As long as a filter is not completely clogged, it will filter finer particles the longer it is in place.
At least this is what I was told by a life long mechanic back in the early '70s and has served me well. He drove a '64 Dodge Dart, slant 6 with over 300k miles on the original Engine and car looked like new.
10-01-2019 12:46 PM
Dazzle No worries everyone, I've found it thanks
10-01-2019 12:28 PM
Dazzle Hi All

I haven't searched this yet but seeing as I was reading this thread I thought I would ask here first then go and search

Is there a guide for fuel filter change? I'm sure I could look at it and work it out but it makes more sense to read a guide a couple of times before doing it for the first time!

Many thanks,

Dazzle
09-15-2019 10:27 AM
Pappy4430
Quote:
Originally Posted by smokestack69 View Post
I change it every oil change. Which is 5000 miles for me.
Same here
09-12-2019 10:42 PM
DieselRig I did mine every other oil change. I ran a Baldwin fuel filter as well.
09-12-2019 09:56 PM
MDSWA When my stock filter was in place - about every 10,000 - 15,000 miles.
09-12-2019 09:16 PM
smokestack69 I change it every oil change. Which is 5000 miles for me.
09-12-2019 10:32 AM
Dahrus Every oil change...fuel filters are like $13. No brainer.
08-26-2019 08:29 AM
Dude's Diesel Performance I as well change mine around or before the 10k mark. I usually fill up at the same fuel stations but when i have to travel and fill up and random older fuel stations i may change it a bit earlier. I have gotten some nasty fuel from some shady gas stations.
08-26-2019 07:00 AM
PWong
Quote:
Originally Posted by jon-d View Post
I installed a fuel pressure gauge after the fuel filter as an indicator to when I need to change it out, but I don't know how fast the filter will plug or if there are other issues that could come up by not changing every x miles.
The fuel pressure gauge is the crystal ball.
You are not blind folded anymore.
Notice the gauge reading, from idle to WOT, during the daily operation, with a new filter.
Consider filter change when there is a drop in 2 psi.
08-13-2019 10:03 PM
my035.9 I change mine every other oil change, so every 10k or so
08-11-2019 09:58 PM
tryNto Combination of the volume of Fuel vs time and the LP psi by the Gauge for me.
This thread has more than 12 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome