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11-02-2019 11:37 AM
tryNto I'm the odd Duck, I run mine 1-2 years. But only put about 5-6k a year on it. The add-on 3-mic goes 3 years.
11-02-2019 11:02 AM
dolsen30805 For the $15 dollar the filter costs i do mine every 5000mi. Approx every oil change. You cant have too much clean fuel
10-24-2019 02:37 PM
CM_ODONNELL Every other oil change wouldn’t hurt filters are cheap high pressure common rail systems are expensive
10-19-2019 01:13 AM
tryNto Mix it with the old used oil that burns in a shop heater.
10-16-2019 10:48 PM
mxer dodge Simple/maybe stupid question but what do you guys do with the dirty diesel drained from the canister?
10-15-2019 09:53 PM
TwentyFourSeven I wait till my truck starts running funny... lol
10-01-2019 01:57 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 01:46 PM
Dazzle No worries everyone, I've found it thanks
10-01-2019 01:28 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,

09-15-2019 11:27 AM
Originally Posted by smokestack69 View Post
I change it every oil change. Which is 5000 miles for me.
Same here
09-12-2019 11:42 PM
DieselRig I did mine every other oil change. I ran a Baldwin fuel filter as well.
09-12-2019 10:56 PM
MDSWA When my stock filter was in place - about every 10,000 - 15,000 miles.
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