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How to replace fuel filter on 97 buick skylark

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how to replace fuel filter on 97 buick skylark

The filter is located under the rear of the car, rearward of the fuel tank.

Here is Buick procedure:


Fuel Pressure Release

  1. Loosen the fuel filler cap in order to relieve the tank pressure (do not tighten at this time).
  2. Raise the vehicle.
  3. Disconnect the fuel pump electrical connector.
  4. Lower the vehicle.
  5. Start and run the engine until the fuel supply remaining in the fuel pipes is consumed. Engage the starter for 3.0 seconds in order to assure relief of any remaining pressure.
  6. Raise the vehicle.
  7. Connect the fuel pump electrical connector.
  8. Lower the vehicle.
  9. Disconnect the negative battery cable in order to avoid possible fuel discharge if an accidental attempt is made to start the engine.
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