[Healeys] A Mystery
tomfelts at windstream.net
Sat Sep 23 15:20:32 MDT 2017
I can only speak for a BJ8. It came equipped with a sock-type filter over the PU tube--inside the tank.
It was whitish in color --mesh type---and as I remember some cloth-like material.
---- Bob Spidell <bspidell at comcast.net> wrote:
What kind of 'filter' is there in the tank? Anyone have a photo?
We dismantled an original BN2 tank, and there was nothing but a tube to
(almost) the bottom.
On 9/22/2017 8:39 AM, Tom Felts wrote:
> the tank has to be cut open---and done by someone who understands the danger in doing that.
> ---- Bob Simmen <rsimmen at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> How do you get to the filter inside the tank? When I removed the sending unit from my tank, all I could see were the baffles.
> I recently had to blow my lines from the fuel pump to the tank with air to clear the filter. It has worked for now, but I am sure it is just time before it clogs again.
> Thanks in advance.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Healeys [mailto:healeys-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of Tom Felts
> Sent: Friday, September 22, 2017 8:21 AM
> To: Oudesluys <coudesluijs at chello.nl>; healeys at autox.team.net
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] A Mystery
> Have you ever replaced the "in-tank" fuel filter? If not this could be your problem. The same thing you described happened to me years ago. It drove me crazy until I had the tank opened. The in-tank filter was chocked full of "stuff". I pulled it, sealed the tank, added an in-line filter and never had the problem again.
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