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Change fuel filter

I want to change my fuel filter. It seems pretty evident how to do the job, but I am following directions by checking the instructions first.Anything I should know?

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NO smoking or ignition sources within 30 ft. The fuel line to the filter may be under pressure so remove the line slowly and catch all leaking fuel. Filters are directional so install following the direction of fuel low arrow.

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Your fuel filter is located under the RH frame rail and it shouldn't be to hard to replace. You might wanna check your fuel pump pressure too.

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How do you change fuel filter


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~Check Engine Fluids and Washer System
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To install:
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  2. Start the engine and inspect the fuel filter connections for leaks.

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To install:
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You can find an instruction video on how to change an air filter at: http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-change-your-air-filter

I'm not sure wether you mean 1) "changing the original filter for a fresh one" or 2) "change the air filter to a different sporty type" (like i.e. an open air filter).

Either way it's pretty simple: the most important part is finding the correct filter for your car (model, type, year). A paper replacement filter (the same as the factory one) costs around 20 euro's and lasts around 30 000km, a more sporty cotton/foam one with improved airflow and durability costs around 60~70 euro (will last a life time, although needs cleaning every 50 000km) and might sound a little sportier.

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Replacing the whole airbox unit for an open filter is nearly as simple; get the correct replacement filter, unscrew the original airbox and screw the new one in place (following the directions which come with the replacement part). This is a 15 minute job, but still pretty simple and might have a noticable effect on performance (better throttle-response and 2~6 hp more). This looks something like: http://i42.tinypic.com/2yopqwj.jpg (the purple filter being the aftermarket K&N air filter).

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