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How do I relieve the fuel pressure so I can change the fuel filter?

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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.
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If you didn't do this yet, you must go to the previous step and do it. Very dangerous!

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REPLACEING FUEL FILTER


Pressure Relief
Special Tool(s) EFI/CFI Fuel Pressure Gauge
310-012 (T80L-9974-B) swn~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif 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.
swn~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif 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.
  1. Remove the schrader valve cap and attach the EFI/CFI Fuel Pressure Gauge.
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    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. 9deacdd.gif
    Filter Removal
    1. Relieve the fuel pressure; refer to Above.
    1. Remove the fuel filter (9155).
      1. Disconnect the fuel lines
      1. Remove the fuel filter from the fuel filter support.
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      1. Push Connect Fittings
        Special Tool(s) Fuel Line Disconnect Tool
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        1. Relieve the fuel pressure; refer to Pressure Relief in this section.
        1. Disconnect the safety clip from the male hose.
        2. Install the fuel line disconnect tool and push into the fitting. f0af03c.gif
          Install the fuel line disconnect tool and push into the fitting. 367328f.gifSeparate the fittings.
          • Inspect for damage.
          • Clean the fittings.
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L MFI DOHC 4cyl the Fuel Filter is located uUnder vehicle, driver side, below seating area, driver side of fuel tank, mounted on frame in fuel line.


Hyundai Car 1999-05 - Removal & Installation

NOTE The fuel filter is located underneath the car, near the fuel tank.
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
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To install:

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Fig. Remove the fuel filter
  1. Install or connect the following:
    Fuel filter and torque the mounting bolts to 18-25 ft. lbs. (25-35 Nm) Fuel filter bracket, if equipped Fuel supply and pressure lines Negative battery cable
  2. Start the engine, check leaks and repair if necessary.
NOTE The fuel filter is located underneath the car, near the fuel tank.
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    Negative battery cable Fuel supply and pressure lines Fuel filter bracket, if equipped Fuel filter
To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:
    Fuel filter and torque the mounting bolts to 18-25 ft. lbs. (25-35 Nm) Fuel filter bracket, if equipped Fuel supply and pressure lines Negative battery cable
  2. Start the engine, check leaks and repair if necessary.
NOTE The fuel filter is located underneath the car, near the fuel tank.
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    Negative battery cable Fuel supply and pressure lines Fuel filter bracket, if equipped Fuel filter
To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:
    Fuel filter and torque the mounting bolts to 18-25 ft. lbs. (25-35 Nm) Fuel filter bracket, if equipped Fuel supply and pressure lines Negative battery cable
  2. Start the engine, check leaks and repair if necessary.

Hope this help to solve your problem.

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