Question about 2005 Chevrolet Colorado
Need instructions on how to replace a fuel filter
2005 Chevrolet Colorado
FILTER REPLACEMENT: May Require special Tool for Quick Disconnect Lines
CAUTION: Refer to GasolinelGasoline Vapors Caution in Cautions and
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.
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
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. Roger
Posted on May 05, 2009
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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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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