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Fuel filter removal

Cant get fuel lines to release from fuel filter any tips

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You need a special tool to release the internal spring clips, if you have it, here is a tip, push the tool into the line, turn it while pulling on it, it should release. If you end up ruining the spring clip you can buy that from the dealer real cheap.

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    NOTE The fuel filter is located underneath the vehicle in the area of the rear suspension.
  2. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  3. Raise the vehicle.
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    NOTE The fuel filter is located underneath the vehicle in the area of the rear suspension.
  2. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  3. Raise the vehicle.
    NOTE To remove the lines, press the quick-release tabs on the connectors.
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    Fig. Location of fuel filter and lines.


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  2. Install and tighten the fuel pump bracket bolt.
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  3. Raise the vehicle on a hoist.
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Parts:
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Tools:
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  2. Hose pincher - $4.07
  3. Flare nut wrench - $5.53
  4. Flat Head scredriver - $3.14
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Open the hood and locate the fuel filter. If the fuel filter is not in the engine compartment, follow the fuel line from the tank until the fuel filter is located.

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Tip: Safety Tip:Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or safety shoes.

  • 2. If the fuel filter has a clear case, inspect the filter element for dirt.

  • 3. If the fuel filter case is not see-through, remove it from the fuel line. Drain the fuel from the filter into a container and inspect the condition of the fuel.
  • Tip: Caution: Before removing fuel lines or fuel related parts, make sure that the fuel pressure is relieved from the vehicle fuel system. To relieve the pressure in fuel injected systems, remove the fuel pump fuse and run the engine

  • 4. Install the new fuel filter making sure that the flow is in the correct direction. The arrow on the fuel filter is the direction of flow from the tank to the engine.
  • 5. Secure the lines back onto the fuel filter. If applicable, reinstall the fuel pump fuse.
  • 6. Start the engine and check for fuel leaks.
  • 7. Test drive the vehicle to check for a rough running engine, hesitation, or lack of power.

  • Good luck (remember rated this help).

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