2004 Buick Century fuel filter

Tiny
TJCROLEY
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  • 2004 BUICK CENTURY
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 184,000 MILES
How to replace a fuel filter?
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Friday, July 23rd, 2010 AT 10:46 AM

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REMOVAL PROCEDURE


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Relieve the fuel system pressure. Refer to Fuel Pressure Relief Procedure. NOTE: Refer to Cover and Plug Openings Notice in Service Precautions. IMPORTANT: Always maintain cleanliness when servicing fuel system components.
Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle.
Disconnect the quick-connect fitting at the inlet of the fuel filter.
Remove the threaded nut fitting at the outlet of the fuel filter.
Drain any remaining fuel into an approved gasoline container.


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Remove the fuel filter mounting bracket bolt.
Remove the fuel filter and the mounting bracket.
Remove the fuel filter from the fuel filter mounting bracket.

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE


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Remove the protective caps from the new fuel filter. IMPORTANT: There is not a service interval for fuel filter replacement. Only replace the fuel filter if the filter is restricted.
Install the fuel filter to the fuel filter mounting bracket.
Install the fuel filter and the mounting bracket.
Install the fuel filter mounting bracket bolt. NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Caution and Notices. Tighten Tighten the bolt to 20 N.m (15 lb ft).


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Connect the quick-connect fitting at the inlet of the fuel filter.
Install the threaded nut fitting to the outlet of the fuel filter. Tighten Use a back-up wrench in order to prevent the fuel filter from turning. Tighten the fuel filter feed pipe fitting to 30 N.m (22 lb ft).
Lower the vehicle.
Connect the negative battery cable.
Inspect the fuel system for leaks by performing the following steps:
9.1. Turn ON the ignition for 2 seconds.
9.2. Turn OFF the ignition for 10 seconds.
9.3. Turn ON the ignition.
9.4. Inspect for fuel leaks.

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Friday, July 23rd, 2010 AT 12:29 PM

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