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post #11 of 27 (permalink) Old 05-10-2017, 09:08 PM
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Not a O.E.M. Honda fuel filter.
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I use an aftermarket fuel filter so thats true! BUT... The filter doesnt do any cleaning, just captures loose stuff in the tank.

If you are suggesting the OP change the filter as a starting point, I agree
New fuel filter is rarely going to make a problem worse, and often cures acceleration and other issues.

the seafoam suggestion is because OP wants to clean internals, another good maintenance idea for all.
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Where is post eleven?
I've given up trying to get to it.

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I use an aftermarket fuel filter so thats true! BUT... The filter doesnt do any cleaning, just captures loose stuff in the tank.

If you are suggesting the OP change the filter as a starting point, I agree
New fuel filter is rarely going to make a problem worse, and often cures acceleration and other issues.

the seafoam suggestion is because OP wants to clean internals, another good maintenance idea for all.
OP does in fact want to clean internals, as well as replace the fuel filter. I got some sluggishness in my wing and low MPG (or garbage math...or both).
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New fuel filter and c'foam it, new NGK spark plugs and ck your air filter. Makes it run like new.

Have to look at fuel average over several tanks. RPM above 3000-3500 drops mpg
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Seafoam now, checked the filter last night and it was like brand new. Just gotta change the filter and watch the mileage go up.
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Your mpg will be down slightly while seafoam is in use thru the gas.
Its not getting pure gas....
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