Jump to content

Welcome to TheMalibuCrew!

As a guest, you are welcome to poke around and view the majority of the content that we have to offer, but in order to post, search, contact members, and get full use out of the website you will need to Register for an Account. It's free and it's easy, so don't hesitate to join the TheMalibuCrew Family today!

M6 Fuel Filter Replacement


Recommended Posts

2021 M6.

Just hitting the 150 hr mark.

There are several instances of the manual contradicting itself, may have found another, but would like some clarification.  The maintenance schedule says to replace the fuel filters every 150 hrs.  There are 2 on the m6 system.  A cartridge on the motor, below the oil filter area.  Piece of cake, not an issue.

There is also a filter on the bottom of the fuel pump.  This would require pulling the pump out of the tank and be more labor intensive.

This is where the conflict is. If I'm reading the service manual(Not owners manual) correctly, it says all the gen 3 pumps are lifetime filters and don't mess with it unless there is an issue.  "GEN 3 PUMPS REQUIRE NO PERIODIC MAINTENANCE", where as the Gen2 says every 100 hrs(again in conflict with the 150 hrs owners manual)

 

What is the consensus?  I love the,"if it ain't broke, don't fix it" mentality for the pump filter.  Absolutely gonna change the cartridge on the motor.

 

 

Screenshot_20220617-095620_Office.jpg

Screenshot_20220617-095221_Office.jpg

Screenshot_20220617-101109_Chrome.jpg

Screenshot_20220617-101152_Chrome.jpg

Edited by Dirtysidedown
Added filter pics
Link to comment

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...