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Old 29 November 2012, 17:13   #1
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Fuel filter / water separator

Hi, my new purchase (2005 Zodiac Pro Open 550) has a Racor 320R-RAC-02 water separator fitted. It looks pretty old and has surface rust.

Do these have a life expectancy? Should some surface rust concern me. I have attached a photo.

Just looking for some advice, on whether I should replace any part or the whole thing?

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Old 29 November 2012, 17:15   #2
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That's just the filter element rusting, they should be changed annually. Costs around 15 quid. You re-use the top & bottom bits
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I have just got some from here

http://www.asap-supplies.com/marine/...s-and-elements
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That's just the filter element rusting, they should be changed annually. Costs around 15 quid. You re-use the top & bottom bits
Great, thanks. I guess I just need to find a supplier with the element that fits this model. I suspect it has probably not been replaced for several years.
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