1988 Chevy Astro fuel filter

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BOBTHOM
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  • 1988 CHEVROLET ASTRO
1988 Chevy Astro Front Wheel Drive Automatic unknow miles

How do I replace the fuel filter on 1988 Chevy Astro van, and where is it located?
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Thursday, September 16th, 2010 AT 8:17 PM

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Hi bobthom,Welcome to 2carpros and TY for the donation-this is what keeps our site going.

**1988 Chevy Truck Astro Van M L4-151 2.5L**


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WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire and personal injury when the fuel line is disconnected, cover the fuel line with a shop cloth to collect the fuel, and then place the cloth in an approved container.

REMOVAL:
1.Disconnect the fuel lines from the filter (under hood). NOTE: Use a back-up wrench to prevent filter, O-ring, or fuel line damage.
2.Remove the filter from the car.

INSTALLATION:
1.Install the new filter in position loosely.
2.Using new O-rings, install the fuel lines into the filter. NOTE: Use a back-up wrench to prevent filter, O-ring, or fuel line damage.
3.Torque line fittings to 30 Nm (22 lb-ft).
4.Secure the filter in the bracket.
5.START the engine and inspect for leaks.

NOTE: Refer to FUEL PUMP/FUEL GAUGE SENDING UNIT for fuel strainer removal.

**1988 Chevy Truck Astro Van M V6-262 4.3L**


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WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire and personal injury when the fuel line is disconnected, cover the fuel line with a shop cloth to collect the fuel, and then place the cloth in an approved container.

REMOVAL:
1.Raise vehicle.
2.Disconnect the fuel lines from the filter. NOTE: Use a back-up wrench to prevent filter, O-ring, or fuel line damage.
3.Remove the filter from the car.

INSTALLATION:
1.Install the new filter in position loosely.
2.Using new O-rings, install the fuel lines into the filter. NOTE: Use a back-up wrench to prevent filter, O-ring, or fuel line damage.
3.Torque line fittings to 30 Nm (22 lb-ft).
4.Secure the filter to the vehicle.
5.Lower the vehicle.
6.START the engine and inspect for leaks.

NOTE: Refer to FUEL PUMP/FUEL GAUGE SENDING UNIT for fuel strainer removal.
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