Question about 2004 BMW R 1150 RT (ABS)
Can the Fuel Filter be changed on a 2004 BMW R1150RT without having to remove the fuel tank ?
NO, must remove the tank.
Posted on Oct 03, 2009
There is a conversion at this site which works quite well.
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The fuel filter is serviced only as part of the left fuel level sensor assembly in the fuel tank
1. Remove rear seat bench
2. Fold carpet forwards
3. Fold back rubber mat
4. Remove the nuts and fold back metal cover
5. Disconnect electrical connector
6. Release and disconnect fuel feed and return lines
CAUTION: The fuel gauge must roughly indicate zero before the left tank opening is opened. Large quantities of fuel may emerge upon opening. If necessary, keep the left tank opening closed and feed an extraction hose through the right service opening to the left tank half and drain the fuel out of the left tank area before proceeding.
7. Release the screw cap
8. Carefully raise fuel level sensor until sensor flange emerges.
CAUTION: Risk of breakage! When raising sensor unit, do not pull excessively on connecting piece of fuel return line.
9. Disconnect line to fuel filter
10. Disconnect suction jet pump from fuel filter (Press catch downwards to detatch suction jet pump)
11. Remove left sensor unit from the tank.
12. Reverse order to install
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