• Tiny
  • Scottg
  • 1998 Nissan Altima
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 100,000 miles

How do you change a fuel filter on a 98 altima?

Sunday, January 16th, 2011 AT 5:21 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
  • Expert
  • 41,976 posts

Fuel filter is loacated on left side of firewall, below cruise control actuator.

Removal & Installation

Release fuel pressure. To relieve fuel system pressure, remove fuel pump fuse.
Start engine and allow to run until fuel is exhausted and engine stalls.
Crank engine an additional 2 or 3 times to verify all pressure has dissipated.
Turn ignition off.
Install fuel pump fuse or relay.
Remove fuel filter shield, if equipped.
Loosen fuel hose clamps.
Remove fuel filter.
To install, reverse removal procedure.

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