1972 cadillac deville 472 motor
Cadillac
 

Cadillac Forums | Help Us Help You | Advertise | Cadillac Parts | Cadillac News | Cadillac Classifieds / (Old System)

Cadillac Technical Archive | Cadillac Dealers | Cadillac Reviews | Cadillac Dealer Reviews | Cadillac Vendors

CadillacForums.com is the premier Cadillac Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
RWD 19xx-1984 DeVille and Fleetwood,
1985-1996 Fleetwood and Brougham Forum Discussion, 1972 cadillac deville 472 motor in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; How do i change the fuel filter on my 72 cadillac deville? and where is it located? I have a ...
  1. #1
    jjack79 is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 1972 Deville, 2006 DTS
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Greenville,sc
    Posts
    54

    1972 cadillac deville 472 motor

    How do i change the fuel filter on my 72 cadillac deville? and where is it located?
    I have a 472 motor

  2. Remove Advertisements
    CadillacForums.com
    Advertisements
     

  3. #2
    Fleetwood70 is offline Cadillac Owners Fanatic
    Automobile(s): 1970 Fleetwood 60-Special, 03 DHS
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Age
    24
    Posts
    140

    Re: 1972 cadillac deville 472 motor

    One filter is inside the mechanical fuel pump, the other filter is in the carburetor inlet. Unscrew the fuel line before unscrewing the big nuts on the pump outlet and carb inlet.

  4. #3
    CADforce69 is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
    Automobile(s): Cadillac Sedan de Ville 1969, Dodge 3700GT '73, Audi A3 1.8T
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Madrid (Spain)
    Age
    46
    Posts
    1,522

    Re: 1972 cadillac deville 472 motor

    Be prepared for a lot of gasoline pouring down when you unscrew the big nut to extract filter in the pump. As refers to the carb. inlet filter, according to the shop manual, "as a further precaution against dirt in the carburetor, or fuel line a fuel inlet screen is provided behind the inlet nut of the carburetor. The fuel filter in the pump should be replaced each 12,000 miles or 12 months, preferably in the spring. The fuel inlet screen does not require periodic replacement but should be cleaned whenever the carburetor is overhauled. Also, it should be inspected when fuel flow problems are encountered".

Quick Reply Quick Reply

Register Now

Please enter the name by which you would like to log-in and be known on this site.
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.

Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Bookmarks

Cadillac Posting Rules

  • You may post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Read about Lincoln | Buick | Kia Forte Forum
Need products for your Cadillac? Check out your options at the links below:

custom floor mats | Cadillac Chrome and Black Chrome Wheels | window tinting