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97 nissan pathfinder - cant get fuel lines off fuel filter

I am changing the fuel filter myself but cant get the lines to disconnect from the fuel filter

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  • tatt2edguy May 11, 2010

    Do the connectors have black clips with smaller white clips inside?

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There is a special fuel line disconnect tool. You can grab one at any auto parts shop. they are different sizes so bring in new filter to check size.

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Fuel Filter REMOVAL & INSTALLATION CAUTION
NEVER SMOKE WHEN WORKING AROUND OR NEAR GASOLINE! MAKE SURE THAT THERE IS NO ACTIVE IGNITION SOURCE NEAR YOUR WORK AREA! 1970-83 Carbureted Engines The fuel filter is located on the right inner fender in the engine compartment. It is a disposable cartridge type.
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    Fig. 2: Fuel filter - 1980-83 85851036.gif
1984-86 Carbureted Engines The fuel filter is located on the inside of the frame above the left rear spring front shackle. Changing the filter is VERY awkward. Since it is in-line and below tank level, fuel will pour from the fuel lines when they are disconnected from the filter. The only way of preventing this, is to siphon all of the gasoline from the tank before replacing the filter. Another possible method is to clamp and plug the fuel line, but this is not recommended because of the danger of leaking fuel or damage which could occur to the fuel line when clamped. It would, therefore, be a good idea to run the tank almost dry before changing the filter. Once the tank is dry, disconnect the fuel lines at the filter, unbolt the old filter and install a new one. Reconnect the fuel lines, fill the tank, start the engine and check for leaks. Fig. 3: Fuel filter - 1984-86 85851037.gif
Fig. 4: Remove the shield mounting bolts 85851162.jpg
Fig. 5: Remove the shield, if necessary for fuel filter removal 85851163.jpg
Fig. 6: Removing fuel filter - always replace fuel line clamps 85851164.jpg
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Never attempt to remove the fuel filter without first relieving the fuel system pressure!
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    1. Remove the fuel pump fuse at the fuse box.
    2. Start the engine.
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  4. Replace the fuel filter. Always be sure to use new hose clamps. Fig. 7: Fuel filter - 1986-88 VG30i 85851038.gif
    Fig. 8: Fuel filter - 1986-88 Z24i 85851039.gif
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