FUEL FILTER

2001 BMW 325

Tiny

BLOOM

September, 26, 2010 AT 10:09 PM

Engine Mechanical problem
2001 BMW 325 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 102000 miles

Where is the fuel filter on a BMW 325i and do you have replacement instructions posted on your site?
Thank you.

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1 Answer

Tiny

rasmataz

September, 26, 2010 AT 10:19 PM

The fuel filter is located underneath the vehicle, along the frame rail, covered by the left underbody cover.

Replacing Fuel Filter

Special Tools Required:


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13 3 010

Turn off ignition.

Note:
Fuel pressure regulator is integrated in fuel filter and cannot be removed.


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Release screws ( 1 ) .

Remove cover ( 2 ) .

Installation:


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Ensure seal ( 1 ) is in correct installation position.


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Seal all fuel hoses on fuel filter with special tool 13 3
010 .

This prevents excessive discharge of fuel from the fuel lines.

Note:

Mark fuel lines on filter.

This prevents the fuel lines from being installed incorrectly on the fuel filter.

Recycling:


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Fuel escapes when fuel lines are detached. Have a drip tray ready.

Catch and dispose of escaping fuel.

Observe country - specific waste - disposal regulations.


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Release clips ( 1 ) .

Detach fuel lines ( 2 ) from fuel filter.

Release clamp ( 3 ) .

Detach fuel line ( 4 ) from fuel filter.

Detach vacuum hose ( 5 ) from fuel pressure regulator.

Release screw.

Remove fuel filter horizontally downwards.

Allow fuel to drain out of fuel filter into a drip tray.

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