|01-04.5 LB7 Duramax Powertrain Discussion of components that are directly involved in the power production and all that is needed to get and keep the truck moving . Engine , Transmission Ect|
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|07-18-2010, 05:53 PM||eBay Motors #1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jun 2010
Fuel Filter Change
I am changing the fuel filter on my 2002 Duramax for the first time and am not sure what type of lube I can use on the o-rings? I went to Autozone and Advanced Auto and they looked at me like I was crazy when I asked for o-ring lube. If anyone can help that would be great.
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|07-18-2010, 06:08 PM||eBay Motors #2 (permalink)|
Alot of people just rub alittle diesel fuel on it.
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|07-18-2010, 06:12 PM||eBay Motors #3 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: So. Cal
I am surprised they did not send you to the drug store for KY gel!
Most anything will help-- I use a dab of wheel bearing grease in the O-Ring groove to help hold the O-Ring in place and a little on the top. This is to keep the O-Ring from rolling and coming out of the groove when you tighten the filter. Also a little in the center seal to help it slide over the nipple.
Some just use a little diesel fuel!
Not a good idea to fill the new filter with diesel-- you will send un-filtered fuel to the injector system!
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|07-19-2010, 03:29 PM||eBay Motors #5 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: San Fernando Vally, CA
I've used a little but of vaseline on the 0-ring... never had an issue.
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|07-19-2010, 11:59 PM||eBay Motors #6 (permalink)|
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Irwin PA
I use a little carburetor cleaner on the O ring. Slides right on!
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