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Fuel filter light..water as suggested in hand book

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Fuel filter light will not...
Fuel filter light will not go out after cleaning it from water as suggested in hand book
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Hi there.
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I hope i can help you today.
Myself whenever i am working on vehicles that have water in the filter the only way i find to cure the problem is to actually change the filter for a new one as the filter can still be holding some water and clogged up slightly.
When you have the old filter off and you have undone the float sensor at the bottom and put it on the new filter, i always find it better to get the filter and fill it up with diesel from a jerry can so as to eliminate having to try and hand prime it and possibly causing an air lock in the fuel system.
I hope this helps
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