Fuel Filter

Fuel Filter


Great importance in the supply system of engines is the fuel filter, which main task is to clean contaminated fuel. The filter can not only trap particles of impurities but also extracts water located in the fuel. Synthetic and semi-synthetic materials that are layered in the fuel filter, effectively stops the present impurities, so t...

Fuel Filter


Great importance in the supply system of engines is the fuel filter, which main task is to clean contaminated fuel. The filter can not only trap particles of impurities but also extracts water located in the fuel. Synthetic and semi-synthetic materials that are layered in the fuel filter, effectively stops the present impurities, so that it gets to the injector as its surplus back to tank in purified version.

Filter change >>> When to replace the fuel filter in the car?

In each vehicle handbook you can find the manufacturer's indications concerning the frequency of replacing the fuel filter. Typically, replacement is recommended after driving from 15 000 to even tens of thousands of kilometers in some cars. However, one should bear in mind, when distance covered during the year does not exceed 10000 km, replacement of the fuel filter should occur at least once a year, since not all stations have fuel of the highest purity. Keep in mind that delaying the replacement may result in damage to the fuel injector, or cause problems with the smooth and stable operation of the engine that are difficult to diagnose.

Consequences >>> When the fuel filter is used?

Winter is the period in which the fuel filter accumulates large amounts of water, heavy oil fractions and paraffin. Filter is the decisive element of the quality of fuel supplied to the heart of our vehicle. Therefore, when before the next winter, fuel filter is not subject to exchange, traversing the next season on dirty filter can result in costly replacement of injectors that in today's automotive industry are very sensitive to contaminated fuel which, unfortunately, definitely will affect our household budget.

Replacing the site >>> Why replace the fuel filter on site?

Considering that replacement of the filter requires the ability to appropriate tightening of rubber cable terminations and installing cables in new filter in exactly the same manner in which they were installed in the unmounted filter, replacement of the fuel filter is best left to a professional. A visit to the mechanic should plan more or less after about 10 000 kilometers, to avoid unpleasant surprises on the journey, during which dirty filter can even lead to immobilize the engine.
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