Odd Knecht Fuel Filter Housing on 1973 220 Diesel - Mercedes-Benz Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 Old 07-05-2017, 08:49 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2017
Vehicle: 1973 Mercedes 220 Diesel
Location: Pacific Northwest
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
Question Odd Knecht Fuel Filter Housing on 1973 220 Diesel

Hey there,

I just recently purchased a 1973 Mercedes 220 Diesel, and after having read through a lot of stuff online regarding this make and model, I have still one concern regarding my fuel filters.

That is, of all the videos/threads I've gone through, all of the fuel filters utilize two options: the small, clear inline filter and a filter that is situated close to the radiator. I know where my inline filter is and feel confident in being able to replace them in the future. However; this last filter is something that is proving to be difficult for me; in my 220D it isn't a filter that is screwed on from above.

Instead (what I believe to be my fuel filter) is actually within this housing. A Knecht FB 402/16? Does anybody have any familiarity with this? How do you go about opening this housing? I haven't been able to find anything online about them.

Thanks much,
Joshua
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image11.jpg
Views:	120
Size:	21.1 KB
ID:	8634   Click image for larger version

Name:	image22.jpg
Views:	68
Size:	21.1 KB
ID:	8642   Click image for larger version

Name:	image33.jpg
Views:	105
Size:	19.8 KB
ID:	8650  
trojoshua is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 07-06-2017, 02:50 AM
Administrator
 
RedLiner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Vehicle: 1993 SL500, 1998 SL500 pano top, 2005 ML270cdi.
Location: Spain and Gibraltar
Posts: 807
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 25 Post(s)
Joshua, I would suggest you ask the same question over at our larger sister forum here Vintage Mercedes-Benz - Mercedes-Benz Forum
There is quite a following for vintage Mercedes there so I'm sure someone will be better able to advise.

No trees were harmed creating this message, however some electrons were very inconvenienced.
RedLiner is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Enthusiasts Forums > Diesel Discussion


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
oil filter housing leak agreyling Diesel Discussion 2 03-17-2013 07:17 PM
air filter housing hole - missing piece earandil Diesel Discussion 7 06-23-2005 12:57 PM
1987 Mercedes 190e 2.3 liter - Oil in air filter housing Stevekom2 Mercedes-Benz Sedans/Wagons 3 04-10-2005 08:37 AM
W203 Engine front cover/oil filter housing replacement dingedc240 DIY/Tech Help 1 02-22-2005 07:01 AM
Advice on a 1973 220 Diesel jamesgatz3 Diesel Discussion 5 01-14-2004 10:16 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome