Jump to content

Coleman, Rural King, HiSun 550 fuel filter advice

Recommended Posts



Need advice on a fuel filter.  This is a 2019 Coleman 550 Outfitter.  Manual said to change fuel filter.  Mine was assembled without a inline filter between the in tank fuel pump and the injector.  I called Coleman, they told it was supposed to have a fuel filter.  They sent me a metal inline filter and two clamps.  The fuel line has what looks like an aluminum outer cover.  I’m assuming the fuel line is a rubber one.  Before cutting the line I looked at the metal fuel filter to see the direction of flow.  Nothing marked on the filter.  I called Coleman.…. They couldn’t help me, even after speaking to a Tech rep.   It’s fuel injected, so I don’t want to screw this up.  Does anyone have any ideas?  Should I throw this filter away, and buy something else?  I have replaced plenty of fuel filters on lawn mowers etc, but all were clear plastic, with directional arrows.  Since this fuel injected, I’m thinking I must ypuse the special clamps, that require special pliers to tighten, and I might need a pressure capable filter?



Link to comment
Share on other sites


I can't even find a picture of that filter online to look at. What Size fuel lines are on it?

I would get a Wix 33972 which is a 5/16" hose size,  They're used on several Kubota UTV's which are fuel injected and Pressured systems. all you need is a good old fashioned hose clamp on each side.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thanks Travis.  Here’s a photo of what they sent me.  It’s a painted steel canister in-line filter.  No directional indicator.  There is a paint pen check mark looking symbol, but it’s pointing to a direction perpendicular to the fuel flow.   The manual is poorly written and certainly covers obsolete and different models all jumbled into one.  Many contradictions in it too.  So far it’s runs fine, and I’m happy with it.  I don’t work it too hard, nor belly it in mud pits.  Just over 50 hours on it.  
thanks for your help.  



Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thanks T Boss 410.  When I called Coleman, they put a tech rep on the line.  He didn’t really have any answers for me.  I asked him about pressure and flow direction.  First he said the filter would have a check valve in it (it doesn’t on the one they sent me) .  Then I asked about the pressure, and he thought the filter should need to take 55lbs.  I thought injected engines, need the pump pump pressure, flow rate of filter and injector matched, for proper functioning….  

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hmmm, kinda concerning that the tech didn't know what type of fuel filter, fuel pressure, etc. Maybe there is a manual on this site that will be better suited to your application. Mine has a fuel filter mounted on the frame a little bit away from the fuel tank. It definitely doesn't look like that. It's similar to a filter for a car or truck with fuel injection,  only smaller. Maybe someone else here with a similar model can offer some assistance. Personally, I would be very curious about why it was manufactured without a fuel filter, unless the filter is in the tank?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

So here is a thought. You may want to take it to a reputable UTV dealer and have them change it. I would recommend a HiSun dealer or qualified service center since it appears HiSun makes all these models.  At least if they don’t do it correctly they will be responsible for making it right.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Check out the HiSun website to make sure.  I thought the same being that I’m located in the northeast part of SC. Turns out there are two service centers within 1 hour.  Neither sale HiSun but they do service. One is a Cub Cadet dealer.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Don't give up!  Call them.  I had a similar issue.  Lowes in my area had a bunch to sell and when I asked them about service they had no clue.  So I researched and found two nearby. 

Here's the main head quarters contact info off their website:

PHONE: 972-446-0760
FAX: 972-446-0765
MON - FRI 8:30AM-5:30PM CT

I had an issue with the front servo actuator getting stuck in 4 wheel.  Found a place within 30 miles, which was a  Cub Cadet dealer, took it to them and they ordered the parts and fixed it within 2 weeks. I have no idea where you're located but if push comes to shove you can contact the place I use in Taylors, SC. :

Ferguson Equipment Co
Service Center
55 Ed Few Rd.
Taylors, SC 29687


Good Luck!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 3 weeks later...
  • 9 months later...

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Similar Topics

    • By Rey Ximenes
      OK, here's the mystery of the day. I was using the UTV the other day and the idiot light came on that said it was overheating. I immediately shut down and checked the coolant. No coolant! I refilled the overflow reservoir and the radiator and all was fine. 2 days later the light is on again. I rechecked the radiator and it was again empty? Bone dry? Now, here's the weird part, There is no coolant anywhere on the floor below the vehicle. I can't even see any on the frame. I have it up on the lift and am getting ready to start tearing into the bottom "skid plate" to see if the leak is in the hoses there. Any suggestions as to where to start? I have yet to begin and I am already baffled!
    • By Paul Ramey
      I am looking for the service manual for a UTV500 EFI , 2 seater.  All the manuals I have found so far are for the carb ver.
      Does anyone have or know where I can get the service manual for the 500 EFI model?  Mine is a 2017 year model
    • By JustinTexas
      I bought this from an auction not working and when you drive it forward it felt like it was poping out of gear and could hearing bad bearing noise from engine/trans. I knew the bearing noise was coming from trans or clutch so I went ahead and pull it out and apart to see what was going on. the bearing noise seems to be the one way clutch bearing so the clutch and drum are both messed up. is there any way that binding up would make the clutch disconnect or anything? do you know what else would cause that? i heard somewhere that you can just remove the bearing completely and it will just free spin down hill, has anyone done this? thank you so much for your help and advise
    • By TapBoss
      So I'm out a deer camp and ran the sxs for 2 days.  The next morning, fired it up and headed out.  Made it about 50 yds then bogged down and died.   Restarted twice and only moved a few feet then would not restart.  Took the truck out for the day to hunt and when I got back I could hear the fuel pump kick on when the key was turned but it would still not start.  Added stabilizer to the fuel and put the trickle charger on it and tried again the next day, still the same - pump coming on and turning over but no start.  Other than spark plug, air filter or injector clog any ideas?  Out in the middle of nowhere so limited on resources.
    • Dream Car Giveaway
    • By Bryan g
      We see a lot of the UT400 with shift problems, not going into gear, popping out of gear, grinding etc. There  is a bulletin Im sure everyone has saw about adjusting shift cable.  That dont always fix it.  I went round n round with coleman  on couple units. We are a Coleman warranty repair center"AFS Small Engine Repair "   I told them shift lever does not have enough travel .  No amount of cable adjustment  will increase travel . I  extended lever with piece on flat  iron by 3/4 of inch .  This gave shifter enough travel to properly engage into gear completely .  Last couple units to come in for this Coleman sent me a modified shift lever, with longer travel . Problem solved! Also , heads up if you get any new unit ,,,go over and check it out,  grease  all zerks, check air filter for being in backwards, check wiring harnesses for rubbing on rotating parts,  brake hose  routing , make sure not touching exhaust .  These are just  few of the more common failures I see .
  • Gallery Images

  • Create New...