Mechanics

HOW DO YOU CHANGE A FUEL FILTER

2007 Saturn Ion • 4 cylinder 2WD Automatic • 69,788 miles

How do you change a fuel filter
Avatar
Pmims
February 11, 2011.



Fuel Filter Replacement

Removal Procedure

Caution: Refer to Gasoline/Gasoline Vapors Caution.

Keep a shop cloth and a container ready to capture any spilled fuel.
Relieve the fuel system pressure. Refer to Fuel Pressure Relief.
Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lifting.
Remove the fuel filter retaining bolt (1).

Disconnect the fuel filter from the engine feed fuel pipe (1).

Tilt the fuel filter downward and drain off the fuel into an approved fuel container.
Disconnect the fuel tank feed and return hose fittings from the fuel filter.
Drain any remaining fuel into an approved fuel container.
Discard the fuel filter into an approved container.

Rasmataz
Feb 11, 2011.