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frankster66
10-12-2012, 12:32 PM
Simple question, I'm going to replace the fuel filter on my 1994 205 with a 350 TBI, do you have to releave the presure in the fuel line be for losing the fuel filter nuts?

Or just unscrew the top and bottom nuts and replace?

Anything I should know thatís not intuitive?

Thanks

mikeg205
10-12-2012, 01:19 PM
94 has an automatic pressure release... You can turn off fuel flow at gas tank if you feel more comfortable. While your at it...clean the screens at the base of the fuel pump. I added a http://napaonline.com/Catalog/Result.aspx?Ntt%3d3003%2bfilter%26Ntk%3dKeyword%26 Nty%3d1%26Dn%3d0%26D%3d3003%2bfilter%26Dk%3d1%26Dp %3d3%26N%3d0

before the fuel pump. It's clear so you can visually inspect it...and it keeps the fuel screens clean on the fuel pump.

frankster66
10-12-2012, 05:25 PM
Thanks mikeg205

h2oskifreak
10-13-2012, 08:23 PM
94's have 2 fuel filters don't they? One near the tank as well?

Ski-me
10-13-2012, 08:35 PM
94's have 2 fuel filters don't they? One near the tank as well?

Mine didn't come with one at the tank. Only on the back side of engine. I did end up adding one though just to help get anything before the fuel pump.....

Nice insurance to add.

h2oskifreak
10-13-2012, 08:53 PM
I bought my 94 this spring and spoke to the mechanic who worked on it since new. He made me aware there were two on mind, just thought it was factory?

frankster66
10-14-2012, 09:53 AM
I didnít know there was two fuel filters on my 1994 350 TBI. True?

Here is the picture of the fuel filter I want to replace: it looks like I just loosen the nuts on either side of the fuel filter, I expect to have some gas leak out, then replace with a new filter. that simple.

Does someone have a picture of the second filter? I assuming it isnít the fuel water separator.

Thanks everyone!!

Ski-me
10-14-2012, 11:12 AM
This is the best I've got on file....

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v69/nielson2020/Mastercraft%20205%201994/IMG_4061.jpg

frankster66
10-14-2012, 11:35 AM
Thanks Ski-me...

I'm a bit confused, what you have show in your picture is that there is two fuel filters between the fuel pump (in the fuel tank) and the throttle body, or am I confused?

Gas comes from the bottom of the tank, through the fuel pump pick up, to the in line fuel filter (behind the engine), to the throttle body.

JimN
10-14-2012, 11:48 AM
Thanks Ski-me...

I'm a bit confused, what you have show in your picture is that there is two fuel filters between the fuel pump (in the fuel tank) and the throttle body, or am I confused?

Gas comes from the bottom of the tank, through the fuel pump pick up, to the in line fuel filter (behind the engine), to the throttle body.

Some came with two, some didn't- I think it depended on which engine was in the boat. The one at the tank in SkiMe's last photo was added, or the short section of hose from the fuel pickup was lengthened. Not a bad idea to have one before the pump, though- unless it's not known to exist and is left in place for years.

frankster66
10-14-2012, 06:44 PM
JimN -why is there two lines coming out of the fuel pump? Gas gets pumped out of the tank and goes to the fuel filter then to the throttle body, what's the other fuel line for? A return line?

Ski-me
10-14-2012, 09:06 PM
Your fuel pump is on the back of the engine just before the fuel filter you have shown. Basically, the tank filter is to collect any debris that might go into the fuel pump.

So my set up:

Tank
Fuel Filter on Tank (Pre-filter)
Fuel Pump (with a screen on the inlet or bottom of pump)
Main Filter
Injectors