I will be driving a lot of miles — some stop and go in the city, but quite a bit on the open highway. Be sure that the water-in-fuel sensor wire does not become entangled while unscrewing the fuel. I took off with no load, in search of some firewood. The life expectancy for the AirDog Fuel Filter could be up to 25K miles or a year. Any thoughts or issues with this? Use the handy slot on the other end of the tool to fit the bleeder screw securely and prevent round off. Drain and replace differential fluid immediately if the axle is submerged in water. Please see the location diagram on the filters for proper filter placement.
Drain and replace differential fluid immediately if the axle is submerged in water. It also allowed air to be pulled in when the engine was running causing the poor performance. My driving included a fair amount of local diving. Our test unit was equipped with the optional rear vision camera system and camper-style heated and power-adjustable side mirrors. About 15 mpg on highway with heavy load, but expect a little better after I put more miles on it.
Maybe 6000 loaded to the max including the trailer weight of 3700. Clean up any spills so that leaks can be easily detected. The problem I had with mine was that it leaked air into the line and allowed the fuel to drain back to the tank, cause very hard starting. The 34350 Water Sensor Wrench is designed to directly fit the Water Sensor on your truck eliminating damage and making filter changes a breeze. The 34910 Water Sensor Wrench is designed to directly fit the Water Sensor on your truck eliminating damage and making filter changes a breeze. On the highway I ran 75 to 80 with the occasional run up to 90 per my break-in philosophy. My 05 does much better.
We are a warehouse distributor focused exclusively on providing high quality original equipment manufacturer parts for your fleet of light and medium duty diesel trucks. Order a few extra and keep them in your cab or toolbox. These two options are quite helpful when backing up. Features: T-6061 Aluminum Construction Precision Machined To Tight Tolerances Merchant Automotive 10459 Fuel Filter Head Rebuild Kit 28352 1. We weighed the truck before and after loading it up with firewood. If they did, folks would clearly see the fuel-efficiency advantage offered by diesels over gasoline engines.
Five hundred miles or so later, I found it … in Meredith, New Hampshire. In Express and Savana, the Duramax is tuned to generate 250 horsepower and 460lb-ft of torque, with smooth quiet operation competitors diesel-equipped vans can't match. Now I'm having problems with the fuel filter. The high performance cellulose glass media traps contaminants such as rust, dirt, scale and other foreign materials. The life expectancy for the AirDog Fuel Filter could be up to 25K miles or a year. However, those figures can change drastically depending on fuel quality. I also would like this truck to last 10+ years as retirement in the military approaches.
Does it have to be a pickup? Dual glove boxes and the center console provide plenty of in-cabin storage space. I don't have the bulletin number, but believe it was released about December of 2011. Your ear will have to suffice until you add an aftermarket unit. Over time, the Fuel Filter Head can leak causing hard start and priming issues. Side steps are a dealer-installed option. Like the down shifting hill holding feature.
We strive to provide the best products for your Duramax and are always available if you have any questions or need any advice on your truck. Rides rough in city but smooth on highway. Removal of the passenger side inner fender permits complete and easy access to the fuel filter housing assembly. Features: Superior Construction Low Restriction Large Capacity Outstanding Filtration Lisle 34350 Water Sensor Wrench 31443 1. I Know what Im talking about.
In the first part of the review, we took the truck on the road and put it to work. To maintain shift quality and promote transmission life, consider replacing fluid at 60,000 mile intervals, especially if usage meets any of the severe duty conditions. A host of upgrades enables the engine to deliver an estimated 360 horsepower at 3200 rpm and 650lb-ft of torque at 1600 rpm. Interstate highway testing temperatures ranged from the sixties through seventies. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.