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how to remove fuel filter on suzuki XL7

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how to remove fuel filter on suzuki XL7??
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim West replied 7 years ago.
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  1. Relieve fuel pressure in fuel feed line referring to "Fuel Pressure Relief Procedure:". CAUTION: This work must not be done when engine is hot. If done so, it may cause adverse effect to catalyst.
  2. Disconnect negative cable at battery.
  3. Hoist vehicle.
  4. Disconnect inlet hose (3) and outlet hose (2) from fuel filter (1). WARNING: A small amount of fuel may be released after fuel line is disconnected. In order to reduce the chance of personal injury, cover the fitting to be disconnected with a shop cloth. Be sure to put that cloth in an approved container when disconnection is completed.


  1. Remove fuel filter (1) from chassis frame.
Installation
Reverse removal procedure noting the following.
Upon completion of installation, verify that there is no fuel leakage at each connection according to procedure described in "Fuel Leakage Check Procedure". See: Powertrain Management\Fuel Delivery and Air Induction\Testing and Inspection
  1. Relieve fuel pressure in fuel feed line referring to "Fuel Pressure Relief Procedure:". CAUTION: This work must not be done when engine is hot. If done so, it may cause adverse effect to catalyst.
  2. Disconnect negative cable at battery.
  3. Hoist vehicle.
  4. Disconnect inlet hose (3) and outlet hose (2) from fuel filter (1). WARNING: A small amount of fuel may be released after fuel line is disconnected. In order to reduce the chance of personal injury, cover the fitting to be disconnected with a shop cloth. Be sure to put that cloth in an approved container when disconnection is completed.


  1. Remove fuel filter (1) from chassis frame.
Installation
Reverse removal procedure noting the following.
Upon completion of installation, verify that there is no fuel leakage at each connection.

Edited by Tim West on 10/19/2009 at 9:22 PM EST
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
we've done on this... the filter refuses to release. It won't separate.
Expert:  Tim West replied 7 years ago.
This is a quick connect fuel line. Do you have the 'special tool' autozone sells it.
It works like this:graphic
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
That must be it!!! I'm headed to autozone...thanks!!!!

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