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Old 03-28-2006, 10:05 AM   #1
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so, is it worth replacing? have about 100,000 miles on the car and no idea if its ever been done...

ok, well i know it wouldn't hurt to do it, but is it something i'll notice a difference from?
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so, is it worth replacing? have about 100,000 miles on the car and no idea if its ever been done...

ok, well i know it wouldn't hurt to do it, but is it something i'll notice a difference from?
The difference you notice will only be in knowing that you maintained your car. It'* well worth it. I'd suggest one every 50K at the most.
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My take on that is...

Filters are integrated into the design for a reason. Sure you may not notice an immediate effect, but down the road you'll be thankful.
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[email protected] Maybe I should consider changing mine. 125000, and never been changed.
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[email protected] Maybe I should consider changing mine. 125000, and never been changed.
do it. I've seen them break interenally before. Then they aren't filtering anything.
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Plus, it helps avoid the common situation of "I think my filter is bad, I'll change it - Dammit!! It'* rusted in place!!!"
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sounds good... spring maintence is coming up soon so i'll add that to the list
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It'* easy.....when they get plugged your engine get'* a huge demand for fuel when you floor it, the pump is pumping, but it can't get the desired amount through the filter....and depending on how bad it'* plugged....your car could sit there and hang at 3000 rpms because that'* all the fuel it can really get. Just had that issue with my truck.
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It still amazes me that GM dosnet give a specified change interval for the fuel filter
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It still amazes me that GM dosnet give a specified change interval for the fuel filter
I said the exact same thing in the last fuel filter discussion thread, lol. It makes no sense to me....
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