How to replace fuel filter
Step by Step Guide to Replace a Fuel Filter -
Step by step guide on how to replace an automotive fuel filter, through appearances may vary, the process is similar most vehicles.
Tools and Supplies Needed -
Fuel line release tool
Replacement fuel filter
Protective gloves and eyewear
Fluid catch basin
Before beginning, place the vehicle on level ground, in a park with the emergency brake on.
Step 1 - Locate fuel filter of the system which is either under the car or hood.
Step 2 - Next, a fuel line release tool is needed to remove the line from the fuel filter.
Step 3 - Take the tool and install it on the fuel line between the filter and the fuel line.
Step 4 - After the fuel line is in place push the tool inward to release the fuel line.
Step 5 - Once the fuel line removal tool has been moved into the fitting, pull the fuel line away from the filter. A small amount of fuel will leak when the line is removed.
Remove fuel lines and install the new fuel filter (most fuel filters have a directional arrow which needs to be observed), re-mount the new filter. When trying to start the engine for the first time, it might take a few tries before the engine will start because the new fuel filter is empty as well as the line.
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