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Old 07-27-2016, 02:37 PM
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fuel tank selector valve screen / filter location?

Sorry to keep making new posts but there doesn't seem to be a single post on the Internet with this as the subject.

I was told there is a screen or filter on our fuel tank selector valves that get clogged. Where is the screen? Is it inside the plastic body of the valve? Is it before u get to the valve itself? Any if would be helpful, thanks.
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Old 07-27-2016, 03:13 PM
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Hmm. I have never heard that before. Maybe they were talking about the pickup sock/shower head in the tank? If you searched the whole internet and couldn't find any matches that may be another indicator that it does not exist.

If it does exist, I have never heard of anyone having trouble with it
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Old 07-27-2016, 03:24 PM
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pickup sock/shower head in the tank breaks and gets stuck in the valve from what I have read
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Old 07-27-2016, 04:40 PM
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inside the fuel tank at the end of the pickup tube. 35$ for a new one. doubt its clogged. its about the size of beer can end and is just a screen. they brake off the pickup tube and can cause loss of pickup of fuel when the fuel gets lower than the tube but not much.
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Ok thanks guys. It sounds like I got 2 different things confuzd. I must have read something saying there's a screen in the tank, sometimes the selector valve gets plugged. And put the two together. Anyway thanks again.
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Old 07-27-2016, 08:17 PM
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There is a screen in the fuel pressure regulator.
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^^^ this may be what you were thinking of. It is inside of the fuel bowl. it can become dirty and need cleaning. It is pretty easy to do.
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