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Saturn ION-2 where is the fuel filter located on a 2007 Ion

Customer Question

where is the fuel filter located on a 2007 Ion 2?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  Randall C replied 5 years ago.
Hello,

The filter is basically to the side of or near the fuel filler tube where it eneters the tank/ Kind of mounted on back of tank as well. here is the repair info for the filter

Fuel Filter Replacement

Removal Procedure

Caution: Refer to Gasoline/Gasoline Vapors Caution.


  1. Keep a shop cloth and a container ready to capture any spilled fuel.
  2. Relieve the fuel system pressure. Refer to Fuel Pressure Relief.
  3. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lifting.
  4. Remove the fuel filter bracket bolt (3).


  1. Disconnect the fuel filter from the engine fuel feed pipe (1).


  1. Tilt the fuel filter downward and drain off the fuel into an approved fuel container.
  2. Disconnect the fuel tank feed and return hose fittings from the fuel filter.
  3. Drain any remaining fuel into an approved fuel container.
  4. Discard the fuel filter into an approved container.

Installation Procedure


  1. Remove the protective caps from the new fuel filter.
  2. Connect the fuel tank feed and return hose fittings to the fuel filter.
  3. Connect the fuel filter to the engine feed fuel pipe (1).



Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice.

  1. Install the fuel filter bracket bolt (3).

Tighten the bolt to 10 N.m (89 lb in).

  1. Lower the vehicle.
  2. Connect the negative battery cable.
  3. Inspect for fuel leaks using the following procedure:
  1. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF for 2 seconds .
  2. Turn OFF the ignition for 10 seconds .
  3. Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF.
  4. Inspect for fuel leaks.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
It's not there
Expert:  Randall C replied 5 years ago.
I will opt out. maybe another JA expert can help with this. Pls dont repsond to me as the post may? relock to me only.

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