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Filling fuel filters
I posted this on another forum but thought since this about my Foretravel, I would ask here also.
I can't find it now, but on some thread I read that you can use quart cans of oil to fill a new fuel filter before installing it on a diesel engine....

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Re: Filling fuel filters
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a friend of mine who is a heavy duty mechanic, uses 2 stroke oil in the new filter.   I add a
pint of 2 stroke oil to the tank each time I take fuel.  I have been doing this for years. I believe
it is even more important now because it adds...

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Re: Filling fuel filters
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Don't put anything in the new fuel filter.  Just push the PRIME button and let it do its work.

Brett

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Brett I do have a manual prime button (bulb) that I have had to use when I ran out of fuel once. It is easy to get to and it did work well after several pumps on the bulb the engine started right up. Is this the one you are referring to? I have...

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Re: Filling fuel filters
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Donald,

Sorry.  I have the electric prime system.  You'd know it you had it by the big PRIME button up beside the air filter monitor.

Regards,

Brett