How to Change a Fuel Filter

How to Change a Fuel Filter

 

Steps

  1. Change a Fuel Filter Step 1
    1
    Purchase the replacement filter.
  2. Change a Fuel Filter Step 2
    2
    Locate the old filter – it may be in the engine compartment or under the car in the fuel tank.
  3. Change a Fuel Filter Step 3
    3
    If recommended by manufacturer follow procedure to remove fuel pressure.
  4. Change a Fuel Filter Step 4
    4
    Unscrew each hose clamp bolt until it nearly comes apart from the nut.
  5. Change a Fuel Filter Step 5
    5
    Push the clamp up the hose.
  6. Change a Fuel Filter Step 6
    6
    Remove the old filter and replace with new filter
  7. Change a Fuel Filter Step 7
    7
    Push clamps back down and tighten them.
  8. Change a Fuel Filter Step 8
    8
    Run the engine and check for leaks.

 

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