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TTfromBlaine

Yamaha F-115 fuel filter ?

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I can see it in the plastic bowl, but am not sure how to open it with out breaking something or if there is pressure waiting to spray gas all over blush.gif I was gonna ask at the dealer tonite but spaced it out crazy.gif Thanks again for all the help..

TOMMY T from Blaine

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Tom,

I don't think there's pressure there, it's before pump.

You should be able to just twist it open. You will loose some gas, so get rags to catch the spill. Also be sure to get o-ring out and reposition it correctly when installing.

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THANKS Valv, you guys are great grin.gif

TOM.

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I was wondering the same thing.

Valv - whats is your recommendation for cleaning the filter?

Thanks,

--Tim

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Usually they are stainless steel, regular carb cleaner should work fine. If it's plastic I would just blow some air to clean deposits and reinstall

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I havent done anything with mine yet so I dont know this for sure, but I think you just replace it, I think the filter assy is sealed. Although I never tried to turn it off.

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I thought that too and when I went to the marina to buy a new one the guy in service said just twist it off and clean it. I haven't tried it yet but today looks like a good day to do it.

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Post your results, if that is the case I will just clean mine also, it isnt looking dirty, but it wouldnt hurt if thats all I need to do!

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a'ight - I was able to take a look tonight and it was very easy. First, disconnect the filter assembly from the bracket it is attached to - careful not to drop the nut. I did this so I could get a grip on the filter cup. Then I used a little muscle to unscrew the cup. If you are steady when unscrewing the cup you won't spill a drop of gas. I dumped the gas and found a couple small particles of junk in the bottom of the cup and blew it out. Then I went back and looked at the actual filter - it just pulls out(the filter looks to be paper). I checked it out and it looked clean but I blew it off anyway - be careful here - I had my compressor turned up full and gas went all over when I hit the filter with air. I turned down my compressor and hit the filter a few more times. Then I put it all back together and pumped the bulb a few times to fill the filter cup. Hope this helps.

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Thanks, I will need to clean mine out. Sounds really simple.

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