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1999 Chevy Cavalier Can not remove the quick connect fitting from the fuel filter. Looks like someone tryed and broke the black plastic part around the fitting where you squeeze to release the line from the fitting. Where do I go from here.

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You can use a pick to remove the plastic clip,And use a fuel line disconnect tool to release to line.If you do not have that tool you can get one at advance auto parts.Be patient it may take some time to remove it.

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IF YOU HAVE THE PLASTIC RETAINER WRAPPED AROUND IT USE SMALL SCREW DRIVER TO PRY THE RETAINER OPEN. THEN YOU HAVE PUSH IN ON PLASTIC RETAINER TO WORK IT AWAY FROM FILTER ENOUGH UNTIL YOU CAN REMOVE FUEL AWAY FROM RETAINER.NOW IF YOU HAVE TWO PLASTIC TAB TYPE QUICK CONNECT FITTING JUST SQUEEZE PLASTIC TABS REMOVE THEN REMOVE FUEL LINE FROM FUEL FILTER.

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Where is the fuel filter on 2005 cavalier


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  1. Remove the protective caps from the new fuel filter.
  2. Install the fuel filter (2) in the same position as the old fuel filter.
  3. Connect the fuel filter quick connect fitting.
  4. Connect the fuel filter fitting (3) using a back-up wrench. NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions. Tighten the fuel filter fitting to 27 N.m (20 lb ft) .
  5. Lower the vehicle.
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  7. Inspect for fuel leaks using the following procedure:
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  2. Turn OFF the ignition for 10 seconds .
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Where is the fuel filter located on a 2000 Chevy Cavalier 4cyl?


Fuel Filter REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Fig. 1: Remove the quick connect fitting from the filter 91141p82.jpg
Fig. 2: Using a 21mm back-up wrench and a 16mm wrench on the line, loosen the feed line from the filter 91141p83.jpg
Fig. 3: Carefully unthread the feed line from the filter and . . . 91141p84.jpg
Fig. 4: . . . remove the filter from the retaining bracket by pulling the filter outward 91141p85.jpg
NOTE: The vehicles covered in this manual are equipped with "Quick Connect'' fuel fittings. For more information regarding these fittings, please refer to Section 5 of this manual. An inline filter can be found in the fuel feed line attached to the rear crossmember of the vehicle. CAUTION
Before disconnecting any component of the fuel system, refer to the fuel pressure release procedures found in Section 5.
  1. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure as outlined in Section 5.
  2. Raise and safely support the vehicle with jackstands.
  3. Grasp the filter and nylon fuel line fitting on the tank-to-filter line. Twist the "quick-connect'' fitting 1?4 or a turn in each direction to loosen any dirt within the fitting. Use compressed air to blow out the dirt from the fittings at the end of the fuel filter.
  4. Detach the quick-connect fitting by pushing inward toward the filter and grasping the plastic tab around the connector and pull apart. If additional assistance is required to disconnect the fitting, tool J 38778 or equivalent can be placed between the filter and the fitting release mechanism to carefully force the two apart. Be careful not to bend the special tool. NOTE: Always use a back-up wrench anytime the fuel filter is removed or installed.
  5. Using a backup wrench (where possible) to prevent overtorquing the lines or fittings, loosen and disconnect the feed line from the filter. Be sure to position a rag in order to catch any remaining fuel which may escape when the fittings are loosened.
  6. Remove the fuel filter from the retaining bracket. To install:
  7. Before installing a new filter, apply a few drops of clean engine oil to the male tube end of the filter. This will ensure proper attachment and prevent a fuel leak.
  8. Position the filter into the retaining bracket with the directional arrow facing away from the fuel tank, towards the throttle body. NOTE: The filter has an arrow (fuel flow direction) on the side of the case, be sure to install it correctly in the system, with the arrow facing away from the fuel tank.
  9. Push the connectors on the quick-connect fitting together to cause the retaining tabs/fingers to snap into place. Pull on both ends of the connection to be sure they are secure.
  10. Connect the fuel feed line to the filter, then tighten, using a backup wrench to prevent damage, to 20-22 ft. lbs. (27-30 Nm).
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  12. Connect the negative battery cable and tighten the fuel filler cap, then start the engine and check for leaks.
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It's on the left hand frame rail, in front of the left rear tire.
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  1. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  2. Raise the vehicle.
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  1. Remove the quick-connect fitting at the fuel feed pipe (3).
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Install the new plastic connector retainers in the same position as on the old in-line fuel filter.

  1. Install the quick-connect fitting (3) at the inlet of the in-line fuel filter.
IMPORTANT: Make sure that the O-ring is installed on the outlet pipe before installing the pipe

  1. Install the threaded connection (2) at the in-line fuel filter.
Tighten
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  1. Lower the vehicle.
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      Fig. 2: Some models utilize a plastic fitting on the fuel filter 91041p74.jpg
      Fig. 3: Twist the fuel line back and forth while holding the filter still. This will loosen any dirt caught in the connection 91041p75.jpg
      Fig. 4: Squeeze the tabs on the plastic line to free them from the lock 91041p76.jpg
      Fig. 5: Slide the hose off the front end of the filter first. It's easier to work with 91041p77.jpg
      Fig. 6: Remove the other fitting in the same manner 91041p78.jpg
      Fig. 7: After removing the fuel line from the other side, you can now slide it out of the sleeve and remove it from the vehicle 91041p73.jpg
      Fig. 8: The filter is typically attached to this bracket 91041p72.jpg
      Fig. 9: Remove the filter from this bracket before installing the new filter 91041p69.jpg
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  8. Push the connectors together to cause the retaining tabs to snap into place. Once installed pull on both ends of each connection to make sure they are secure.
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  11. Install the fuel filter and bracket on the frame.
  12. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    Fuel line from the filter using a back-up wrench Quick-connect fitting from the fuel filter Fuel filter from the mounting bracket
To install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
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  2. Pressurize the fuel system and verify no leaks.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the fuel filter mounting


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    Fig. Fuel filter mounting location and component identification
The fuel strainer attaches to the lower end of the fuel pump module. The fuel strainer is made of woven plastic. The functions of the fuel strainer are to filter contaminants and to wick fuel. The fuel strainer normally requires no maintenance. Fuel stoppage at this point indicates that the fuel tank contains an abnormal amount of sediment or contamination.

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  2. Raise the vehicle.
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I believe your fuel filter has a threaded connection on one end and a hose connection on the other. I would use a line wrench on the threaded end, and if it has a worm clamp on the other end, remove it. If it has a plastic retainer, you will need to squeeze the two sides together to get it to release. Do it SLOWLY until the fuel pressure releases.

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