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Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter

Part No. FD-4596 Warranty  

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Motorcraft Original Equipment products are designed, engineered and recommended by Ford Motor Company.

Product Features:
  • Water removal efficiency rating of 96% or greater
  • Designed specifically for Ford Power Stroke engines
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P.S.I. Rating:65
Primary or Secondary:Primary
Fuel Type:Diesel
Micron Rating:7
Diameter (Inches):3.81
Diameter (Millimeters):96.8
Length (Inches):2.825
Length (Millimeters):71.6
GPH (Free Flow) Rating:35

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MotorcraftOriginal Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter
 
4.3

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (14)
  • Durable (9)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks (16)
      • Car & Truck:
      • Truck enthusiast (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Truck enthusiast (9), Casual driver (5), Auto enthusiast (3), Mechanic (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (17)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    have bought this product many times

    purchased this diesel truck to pull my 5th wheel trailer around the country.so taking good care of it is important to me.i do as much preventive maintainence on it as possible myself.clean my k and...Read complete review

    purchased this diesel truck to pull my 5th wheel trailer around the country.so taking good care of it is important to me.i do as much preventive maintainence on it as possible myself.clean my k and n air filter regular.change the oil and filter regular useing high grade oil.also the fuel filter even bought the tool to make the job easier to do.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    No Good

    I replace my fuel filter every 10,000 miles and sometimes sooner. I was extremly disappointed in the OE Motorcraft Replacement part. I removed my old filter and gaskets and starting installing my new OE...Read complete review

    I replace my fuel filter every 10,000 miles and sometimes sooner. I was extremly disappointed in the OE Motorcraft Replacement part. I removed my old filter and gaskets and starting installing my new OE Motorcraft Replacement Fuel Filter. The filter fit great the problem was from the packaging department the upper large Oring seal had been packaged so that it looked like a Sring yes a Sring. I was angry and reused the old Oring and as expected it leaked. This being my driver vehicle I was forced to drive it whiled leaking to the local Advance and have them unpackage another new OE Motorcraft Filter but it turned out to be the exact same result a Sring. The clerk suggested a Purolator replacement that includes a new filter, seals, and upper retaining housing. Rather than try and get my money back I just payed for the Purolator one and trashed the BRAND NEW OE MOTORCRAFT FILTER. Complete loss for me. I should be refunded by Advance for this. Thats all.

    R.C. Pond

    Reviewed by 20 customers

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    5.0

    Great filter for my 7.3 and great price

    By g

    from New York

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

    Level 2

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • High-Performance
    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Trucks

      Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

      This is a great filter for my 1999 F-250 Superduty 7.3 and great price with the discount.

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      5.0

      Motor craft fuel filter

      By Twayne

      from Orange TX

      About Me Casual Driver

      Verified Buyer
      Level 1

      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

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        Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

        I like to use OEM parts whenever possible.

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        5.0

        Can't go wrong with this...

        By MarshMountaineers

        from Overtaxed in the Hudson Valley, NY

        About Me Auto Enthusiast

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        Level 3

        Pros

        • Works Great For My Psd

        Cons

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          • Trucks

          Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

          Can never go wrong (well, hardly ever) with parts that the dealer uses. The Motorcraft fuel filter should be changed out on a regular basis... It fits, comes with the o-ring, and is nicely bagged up.

          A++

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          5.0

          Nothing better than OEM

          By Brad

          from Charleroi, PA

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          • Easy To Use

          Cons

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            Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

            I strongly believe that you should use the OEM filters designed for your vehicle (unless you have performance modifications requiring a different filter.) This filter is easy to install and will do what the engineers of my 7.3 liter Powerstroke desgined it to do.

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            5.0

            It's OEM

            By Nicmike

            from Austin, TX

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            Level 4

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

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              Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

              It is OEM. It fits and works better than the rest.

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              3.0

              Finer Fuel

              By Rubber Duck

              from Pittsburgh, PA

              About Me Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer
              3 or more reviews submitted

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Use

              Cons

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                Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

                Pushes right on

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                5.0

                Original type - no lid

                By Joe

                from Morganton, NC

                About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

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                Level 1

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

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                  • Trucks

                  Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

                  No cap included. Good for original type replacement.

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                  1.0

                  No Good

                  By RC

                  from Mount Juliet TN

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                        Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

                        I replace my fuel filter every 10,000 miles and sometimes sooner. I was extremly disappointed in the OE Motorcraft Replacement part. I removed my old filter and gaskets and starting installing my new OE Motorcraft Replacement Fuel Filter. The filter fit great the problem was from the packaging department the upper large Oring seal had been packaged so that it looked like a Sring yes a Sring. I was angry and reused the old Oring and as expected it leaked. This being my driver vehicle I was forced to drive it whiled leaking to the local Advance and have them unpackage another new OE Motorcraft Filter but it turned out to be the exact same result a Sring. The clerk suggested a Purolator replacement that includes a new filter, seals, and upper retaining housing. Rather than try and get my money back I just payed for the Purolator one and trashed the BRAND NEW OE MOTORCRAFT FILTER. Complete loss for me. I should be refunded by Advance for this. Thats all.

                        R.C. Pond

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                        4.0

                        have bought this product many times

                        By willy

                        from moore haven florida

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                        Level 2

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use

                        Cons

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                          • Trucks

                          Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

                          purchased this diesel truck to pull my 5th wheel trailer around the country.so taking good care of it is important to me.i do as much preventive maintainence on it as possible myself.clean my k and n air filter regular.change the oil and filter regular useing high grade oil.also the fuel filter even bought the tool to make the job easier to do.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Great filter

                          By tj

                          from china grove nc

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                          3 or more reviews submitted

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                                Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

                                Tried to save a few dollars and bought drive works filter. Bad mistake it is junk will not seal. Stay wil oem filter

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                                4 Questions | 8 Answers
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                                • Q:

                                  Does this filter come with new o-ring or not?
                                  Asked on 11/17/2012 by diesel fanatic from PA

                                  2 answers

                                  • A:

                                    Yes it does come with both O-rings.One for around the filter and one for around the lid (but lid itself not included).I dont know why the other answer here says it doesnt.

                                    Answered on 9/12/2013 by g from ny
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                                    A:

                                    Sorry, this Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter - part# FD4596 does not include O-ring with it. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                                    Answered on 11/18/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  is this a combination fuel filter and water seperator or a stright fuel filter, my truck has a combination filter.
                                  Asked on 2/23/2012 by Anonymous

                                  2 answers

                                  • A:

                                    Yes it filters both.This is the filter that the vehicle came with from the factory.

                                    Answered on 9/12/2013 by g from ny
                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    This Motorcraft Original Equipment products are designed, engineered and recommended by Ford Motor Company. This product features Water removal efficiency rating of 96% or greater and designed specifically for Ford Power Stroke engines. In order to check the exact fit application, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle and we would be better able to assist you.

                                    Answered on 2/23/2012 by Steve from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  Sir,
                                  Is this fuel filter a Ford Motorcraft filter, or is it an after market manufacturer?

                                  Thank you,

                                  jim
                                  Asked on 10/23/2011 by Jim from Detroit, MI

                                  2 answers

                                  • A:

                                    I second that other answer.It is a real Ford filter just like the one from the Ford dealership.

                                    Answered on 9/12/2013 by g from ny
                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    Yes, this is a Ford Motorcraft fuel filter.

                                    Answered on 10/24/2011 by Dennis from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  Which fuel filter fits a 1999 f-250 super duty 7.3 deisel engine.
                                  My experience their are two OE filters that vehicle which is the right one. The wrong size will leak and not seal and cause leakage.
                                  Asked on 8/18/2010 by newbie from fort.washington,md.

                                  2 answers

                                  • A:

                                    Yes FD-4596 (also known as F81Z-9N184-AA) will fit a 1999 F-250 Superduty 7.3 diesel engine.I should know I own the same truck.

                                    Answered on 9/12/2013 by g from ny
                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    A:

                                    Part No. FD4596

                                    Answered on 8/20/2010 by luz from aap
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