How do I relieve the line pressure before removing the fuel filte
How do I relieve the line pressure before removing the filter and how do I release the filter from the fuel line on a 2005 F350 V10 gasser. The fittings don't appear to need the removal tool, there is a blue clip, do I just press or squeeze it to release the filter?
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Open fuel cap then on fuel rail u will have a stym that looks like valve stm on a tire prees the center of that to relieve prssr then need a small tool to femove filter slip over the line push into filter seat will releas --do tank side 1st and on new filter u will have rubber caps save 1 -after u remove 1st line place cap over the filter inlet wiil stop gas frm going all over u then same on out let
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IMPORTANT: Do not skip the fuel system pressure release step. Injury and other damage can result! Safety Step! Relieving Fuel System Pressure
· allow engine to cool · relieve fuel system pressure · put on your eye protection Before you begin the job of replacing your fuel filter, you must
relieve the pressure in your fuel system. A fuel injection system
operates under very high pressure. If you don't release this pressure
before you start unscrewing fuel lines the result can be explosive. Do
this before you attempt to change the fuel filter. To release the
pressure in your fuel lines (and fuel filter) you'll need to locate the
fuel pump fuse in the fuse box. If you don't have a fuel pump fuse,
find the relay that operates the fuel pump. Once you've found the fuel
pump fuse or relay, start the car. With the engine running, pull the
fuse or relay out. If you pulled the right one, the engine will quickly
die. Since it's using all of the pressurized fuel in the system, the
fuel lines won't be pressurized when you crack the fittings on your
fuel filter. Now that you've relieved the fuel pressure you can remove the old fuel filter. If you didn't do this yet, you must go to the previous step and do it. Very dangerous!
EFI/CFI Fuel Pressure Gauge 310-012 (T80L-9974-B)
WARNING: Do not smoke or carry lighted tobacco or open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel related component. Highly flammable mixtures are always present and may be ignited, resulting in possible personal injury. WARNING: Fuel in the fuel system remains under high pressure even when the engine is not running. Before servicing or disconnecting any of the fuel lines or fuel system components, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spraying of fuel, causing personal injury or a fire hazard.
Remove the schrader valve cap and attach the EFI/CFI Fuel Pressure Gauge.
NOTE: Open the manual valve slowly to relieve the system pressure. This may drain fuel from the system. Place fuel in a suitable container. Open the manual valve on the EFI/CFI Fuel Pressure Gauge slowly and relieve the fuel pressure.
Relieve the fuel pressure; refer to Above.
Remove the fuel filter (9155).
Disconnect the fuel lines
Remove the fuel filter from the fuel filter support.
Push Connect Fittings
Fuel Line Disconnect Tool 310-S039 (T90T-9550-S)
Relieve the fuel pressure; refer to Pressure Relief in this section.
Disconnect the safety clip from the male hose.
Install the fuel line disconnect tool and push into the fitting. Install the fuel line disconnect tool and push into the fitting. Separate the fittings.
The fuel filter is located on the left frame rail midpoint near the transmission crossover,relieveing fuel pressure on these can be a bit tough,what i do is put a drain bucket under the filter and crack open the fitting enough so the fuel will begin to come out,just let it drain into the bucket until pressure is gone,remove the filter.The fuel filter is located underneath the vehicle on the driver side, almost under the driver seat. You can't miss it, just follow the gas lines coming from the fuel tank. The sending unit is mostly plastic bt the pump itself is metal as well as the rods and springs that connect the pump/filter assembly to the top part that sits flush with the top of the tank and where the hose connections are (it's spring loaded to hold the pump against the bottom of the tank). The detailed procedure to remove filter is as follows:--WARNING: Relieve the fuel system pressure before servicing fuel system components In order to reduce the risk of fire and personal Injury. After relieving the system pressure, a small amount of fuel may be released when servicing the fuel lines or connections. In order to reduce the chance of personal Injury, cover the regulator and the fuel line fittings with a shop towel before disconnecting. This will catch any fuel that may leak out. Place the towel In an approved container when the disconnection Is complete . Disconnect the negative battery cable in order to avoid possible fuel discharge if an accidental attempt is made to start the engine. Loosen the fuel filler cap in order to relieve the tank vapor pressure. Connect the gauge J 34730-1A or the equivalent to the fuel pressure connection. Wrap a shop towel around the fitting while connecting the gauge in order to avoid spillage. Install the bleed hose into an approved container and open valve in order to bleed the system pressure. The fuel connections are now safe for servicing. Drain any fuel remaining in gauge into an approved container.
If you don't have a use of the tool then use a shop rag and put over the valve stem in the pressure rail and use a pencil to put the valve in to relieve the pressure. the shop towels will absorb the fuel. The pressure is now released as long as you do not turn the key on. There will be a little fuel coming from the lines from the fuel filter.
Your vehicle could have either a canister type filter which in that case you just put a new canister filter on. If you have a filter cartridge then the take the filter cartridge out and lube the o-ring with some oil and install. Turn the filter canister 3/4 of a turn after contacting the gasket.Thanks. keep updated for any more query.you can rate this solution
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Fuel filters can usually be found on the drivers side under carriage about middle of the vehicle. There should be a canister type filter with 2 metal lines connected to it. One on both sides of the canister. you will need to disconnect both lines and the bracket that holds the filter in place and install the new filter. I do suggest that you remove the fuel cap to try and relieve some of the fuel pressure built up in the lines before disconnecting the filter so you won't be sprayed too much with fuel. If you have any other questions please do not hestitate to ask.
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VERY CAREFULLY - If you break the quick disconnects on the fuel lines
it will cost you a fortune!!! 500.00 + because they have to string NEW
FUEL LINES. - I have replaced the fuel filter a couple of times - I
have a 2000 beetle with a 1.8 Turbo. The fuel lines are pressurized so
you will need to relieve the pressure before you try and remove the
filter or you will get a face full of gas. The filter comes off by
pushing the fuel line toward the filter and then pushing the quick
release button on the fuel line. The fuel line should then decouple -
the filter lives under the car near the right rear tire (just in front)
Good luck and be careful
There are clips on each end of the fuel filter. make sure to relieve the pressure form the lines before attempting to remove this components. gently remove the clips or clamps form each end of the filter and, slide the filter off the ends of the lines.
The fuel filter itself is held or, attached to the under body by a holding(mounting) clip. release the mount before removing from the line.
The fuel lines are pressurized so you will need to relieve the pressure before you try and remove the filter or you will get a face full of gas. The filter comes off by pushing the fuel line toward the filter and then pushing the quick release button on the fuel line. The fuel line should then decouple - the filter lives under the car near the right rear tire (just in front) Good luck and be careful
You didn't state the year or engine size,,,, On the firewall,( passenger side, back of engine compartment, it's round) on fuel injected models, relieve pressure of fuel line before beginning- gas cap off,also must release pressure on fuel injected models- some have pressure release on top of filter, others on fuel rail,this will be a bolt on top of a bolt. Hold the bottom bolt (w/ open end wrench, loosen top bolt w/ 6mm wrench. Cover with rag, so you don't have gas shooting up in your face. Carb models: have 2 filters, one inline in engine compartment, 2nd under car attached to fuel tank. Open gas cap to relieve pressure before starting removal on carb models. countrycurt0