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2005 Chevrolet Colorado
FILTER REPLACEMENT: May Require special Tool for Quick Disconnect Lines
Removal Procedure
CAUTION: Refer to GasolinelGasoline Vapors Caution in Cautions and
Notices.
IMPORTANT: Inspect the fuel tank internally and clean the fuel tank if you find a restricted fuel filter. Refer to Fuel System Cleaning.
1. Relieve the the! system pressure. Refer to the Fuel Pressure Relief Procedure.
2. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle in General Information.
NOTE: Clean all of the following areas before performing any disconnections in order to avoid possible contamination in the system:
• The fuel pipe connections
• The hose connections
• The areas surrounding the connections
IMPORTANT: The quick connect retaining clips will remain with the fuel filter.
3. Disconnect the quick-connect fittings from the the! filter.
4. Cap the the! pipes in order to prevent the! loss and possible the! system contamination.
5. Pry open the locking tabs (3), only enough to slide the the! filter (2) from the the! filter bracket.
6. Drain any remaining fuel.
Installation Procedure
1. Slide the the! filter (2) into the the! filter bracket, until the locking tabs (3) are th!!y engaged.
2. Remove the caps from the the! pipes.
Connect the quick connect fittings to the fuel filter.
3. Lower the vehicle.
4. Inspect for leaks.
5. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF for 2 seconds.
1. Turn OFF the ignition for 10 seconds.
2. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
3. Inspect for fuel leaks.

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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The fuel filter is along the frame rail under the car around where the driver door is towards the front.

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SOURCE: How to replace fuel filter on 2000 Pontiac grand Am??

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Under vehicle, center, below trunk area, rear of fuel tank, mounted in fuel line

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SOURCE: Removing fuel filter to replace it

Hello thor74: My name is Roger and I can help. I enclosed a picture of the filter location for you. Also a explanation of what tools are needed. Please rate the quality of the information. This tracks you received the correct information you requested. Should you need further help please just ask.Thank You for using FixYa. Roger698d306.jpg

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SOURCE: Replace Fuel Filter on 2006 Chevy Aveo Hatchback

If the fuel filter is mounted inside the fuel tank at the pump it does not need replacing and is a permanent filter. All you have to do it follow the fuel lines from the fuel tank to the engine. If the filter is mounted in the fuel line you will find it.

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1.Locate the fuel filter. Normally this is on the passenger side wheel well or just inside the engine compartment. In the Cadillac Escalade, it mounts on the fuel tank and is integral with the fuel pump assembly. Before removal of the filter, disconnect the negative battery cable and relieve the pressure in the fuel system.
2.Lift the vehicle to gain access to the fuel pump assembly. Remove the threaded fittings from the filter and cap the fuel pipes to prevent contamination. Inspect the o-rings on the fuel pipes and replace if deteriorated.
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4.Replace the fuel filter at the first opportunity. Filters are not serviceable items, they are disposable. Never rely on a clogged fuel filter for any length of time

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  2. 2 Put the bleed hose of the gauge into a container that will hold the fuel. Open the gauge valve to bleed the system pressure. Drain any fuel that remains in the gauge into the container, as well.
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