2001 Buick Regal Fuel Filter

Tiny
JHOLTZINGER
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  • 2001 BUICK REGAL
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 86,000 MILES
I want to change the filter, can you give me step by step instructions. Is there anything to watch out for.

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Doug
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Monday, August 23rd, 2010 AT 6:54 PM

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Tiny
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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT

REMOVAL PROCEDURE

NOTE: Cap the fittings and plug the holes when servicing the fuel system in order to prevent dirt and other contaminants from entering the open pipes and passages.

IMPORTANT:
*Always maintain cleanliness when servicing fuel system components.
*There is no service interval for fuel filter replacement. Only replace the fuel filter if it is restricted.


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Relieve the fuel system pressure. Refer to Fuel Pressure Relief Procedure.
Raise the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle.
Disconnect the quick connect fitting at the inlet of the fuel filter.
Disconnect the threaded 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 and mounting bracket.
Remove the fuel filter from the fuel filter mounting bracket.

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

NOTE: Always re-attach the fuel lines and fuel filter with all original type fasteners and hardware.

Do not repair sections of fuel pipes.


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Remove the protective caps from the new fuel filter.
Slide the fuel filter into the fuel filter mounting bracket.
Install the fuel filter and mounting bracket.


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Connect the quick connect fitting at the inlet of the fuel filter. NOTE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
Connect the threaded fitting at 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 outlet nut to 30 N.m (22 lb ft) .
Install the fuel filter mounting bracket retaining bolt. Tighten Tighten the fuel filter mounting bracket bolt to 20 N.m (15 lb ft) .
Lower the vehicle.
Connect the negative battery cable.
Inspect for leaks.
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.
Install the fuel injection sight shield.

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