This could cause damage to the air filter element and possible severe damage to the engine. Call toll free to order or place your order online via our secure checkout system. It is a little bigger than the one in my diesel, but that just make it a little harder to find a place to install it. Refer to the Warning lights chapter. Not being careful here could accidentally jar dust and fragments loose and contaminate the clean side of the housing. Page 31 : Motorcraft Air Filter Ford Powerstroke 6.
After the install I checked it using the test the mfg suggested and it worked fine. Filter Minder ® is a registered trademark of Donaldson Company, Inc. If any of these are not air tight, they will likely lead to leaks. Replacement Tips Replacing and servicing the air filter for a diesel application requires more care than the air filters in your average gasoline engine. The Job of the Diesel Air Filter Diesel engines have a certain level of differential pressure that needs to be maintained. Due to the myriad ways dust and contaminants can be accidentally introduced into the intake during installation, many diesel applications will have a safety filter at the ready, just in case. Bezels in silver and black are also provided to customize the gauge to match the interior of your vehicle.
Some gauges may indicate the highest restriction recorded, during full throttle as an example, and do not automatically reset to normal restriction levels. Second, the gauge contains an electrical switch which illuminates a warning light on the instrument cluster when the air filter element is 100% clogged. After cleaning the snow screen out, the restriction gauge has remained near the minimum restriction line. Reset the restriction gauge by pressing the button on the end of the gauge. Install a new air filter element.
Some diesel applications, especially those operating in a dirty or dusty environment, have a greater risk of dirt shaking loose in the housing during servicing. Use a clean, water-dampened cloth to wipe every surface clean. Ford F250 Replacement Air Filter Information Search our online air filter catalog and find the lowest priced discount auto parts on the web. Shipped directly to me and was exactly what I ordered. Motorcraft ® Air Filters Help Your Engine Breathe.
This takes guesswork out of the equation for both you and your customer. These filter elements should never be judged by appearances. With dirt and debris in the air filter it becomes restricted and unable to flow as well. This gauge will pay for itself in filter costs alone, and make it easier to check the filter condition. All measure restriction in inches of water vacuum. If the air cleaner does not have a restriction tap, readings can be taken anywhere in the system between the air cleaner and the engine. This is the difference of the pressure drop between the airflow coming into the filter versus the pressure drop on the inner side of the element.
They are the leader in aftermarket and original equipment filter design. The dash mounted gauge comes with all of the necessary hardware for installation. Took a little careful thinking to find a good spot to mount it, but then it just took a few minutes with a drill take the airbox off the car so you can clean out all the shavings from drilling a hole, install the grommet, and then the gauge. Be careful not to damage the filter gauge during servicing. Ford is the first to bring this off-highway technology to the diesel pickup truck market.
Refer to Engine Compartment in Service Points chapter. I have had great performance from this product and will definitely order again. Update: I have yet to see it move from its clean state after about 3 months filter has 17k on it ac delco. Remote Mounted Filter Minder ® Gauges Filter Minder Gauges 30-5111 and 30-5121 Remote mounted Filter Minder ® gauges mount within the engine bay of your vehicle. Most orders are shipped the same day. If the vehicle is operated in extremely dusty conditions, check the gauge at least every 800 km 500 miles , or two weeks, whichever comes first.
The best way to avoid this is to monitor a restriction measuring device gauge, pop-up indicator, dash light, etc. Donaldson offers a variety of restriction measuring devices that help you get maximum filter utilization. All are resistant to vibration, breakage, weather, corrosion, dust and dirt to assure reliable filter restriction readings. They are available for the following Ford F250 years: 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 195, 99, 98, 97, 96, 95, 94, 93, 92, 91, 90, 89, 88, 87, 86, 85, 84, 83, 82, 81, 80, 78, 77, 76, 75, 74, 73, 72, 71, 70, 69, 68, 67, 66, 65, 64, 63, 62, 61, 60, 59, 58, 57, 56. Filters that appear very dirty may still contain a great amount of service life. Soot from crankcase ventilation or congested city traffic can shorten filter life as well.
The Filter Minder gauge comes as a dash mounted gauge or a remote mounted gauge for under hood placement. Designed and engineered specifically for Ford Power Stroke ® Diesel engines, Motorcraft ® air filters supply clean, particulate-free air to your engine for optimal performance. The air filter warning light on the instrument cluster may be used, in addition to the underhood restriction gauge, to monitor the condition of the air filter element. I ordered this product from parts geek and was completely satisfied. This gauge measures the amount of restriction to airflow through the air housing assembly and indicates when the air filter should be changed. Refer to the Warning lights chapter.