I'll let you know how it all works out after the weekend. Some mechanics recommend that you replace the fuel filter every 30,000 to 40,000 miles to keep your fuel system clean, as even small pieces of debris could clog an injector and cause serious engine problems. Entering your vehicle information in our Year Make Model selector up top, helps ensure you get an auto part that fits your car, truck or other type of vehicle. Thee are various possibilities such as : 1. The glovebox itself will not come off.
I really don't think it was necessary to get that special tool, it came apart very easy with just a hammer and a screw driver. The actual shapes of the Kent-Moore tools may differ from those of the special tools illustrated here, removing and installing fuel tank lock ring, inspect fuel lines, fuel filler cap and fuel tank for improper attachment, leaks, cracks, damage, loose connections, chafing deterioration, if necessary, repair replace damaged parts. Dang if it didn't take a long time to get the lines off of the filter! I wasn't able to find a complete reliable list of Nissan models this item fits for sure. I got to the point where all I had to do was remove the fuel line going from the tank and the electrical connector on top, but I couldn't figure out how to remove the electrical plug from the tank. I think spraying a touch of penetrating oil on the end of the fuel line really helped getting it to turn. Can anybody help me pls??? The recommended way to relieve pressure in the fuel line is: a Remove the fuel pump fuse, found behind the coin drawer to the left of the steering wheel.
It swings out so the tailgate can be lifted. Then do the other end. And I'll definitely remove the spare tire next change - I'm so small that I can sit upright underneath the back of the vehicle with the spare removed, which will make things a whole ton easier. The filter is held in place by a bracket with a 10mm bolt. Unless you get all the fuel out, the weight is pretty awkward. You don't want to damage anything.
I made the same mistake and ended up duct taping the leaking hose pointed up on something to stop the leak. Should i change it again? Since it's exposed and on the underside, it will probably be quite rusty, so care should be used. General maintenance should bring it back up unless you have something mechanically wrong. By all means change the cap and rotor and plug wires. Is it petrol or diesel? I'm guessing if the tank was completely empty and I had to do it again, I could probably do it on my own knowing how all the fuel lines disconnect and how the electrical connector comes off. Remove the two bolts on the tail light assembly. My advise is to have a balloon or an extra glove ready and unplug the tank side first and then use the glove or balloon to block the hose from leaking and then take your time removing the engine side hose from the old filter as this line will be dry.
Is the Check Engine Light showing? I was able get an extra hand today, so I dropped the tank and I was able to get all the connectors off. I'm thinking of cutting it open and seeing what it looks like. Use air flow spray cleaner to clean it. The round canister type filter is mounted vertically in a clip type holder. The piece of plastic located just above that piece needs to be pulled out. Step 6: Install fuel pump fuse, start engine. Does the back look like this;? Do this carefully so as not to spray fuel on your skin or eyes.
This relieves fuel pressure from the line so you don't get squirted in the ey … e with gasoline when you remove the hose clamps. As a preventative measure, however, you should change your fuel filter on a regular basis. I think best option is a Seafoam type fuel additive. Is there any way of getting more slack from the wires? Rev the engine a few times, and then check underneath for any signs of leaking. Camelfilter wrote: I don't think it's aftermarket not sure. Can anybody help me pls??? Using a clogged fuel filter also puts a strain on the fuel pump and can cause it to fail prematurely.
Is it petrol or diesel? The fuel flows from the driver side to the passenger side. We have worked hard to design a site that caters to everyones Nissan Pathfinder Fuel Filter needs. Step 2: Locate the fuel filter The fuel filter is located on the rear underside of the vehicle, above and in front of the rear differential. I bought my Pathy two years ago, don't really know why I waited this long to change the fuel filter as I changed pretty much every other fluid and filter within six months of buying it. I would recommend that before you take the locking ring off, clean off the top as best you can to avoid dirt getting into the tank.
Once that connector was off the rest was pretty easy. It is a small metal canister with hoses attached top and bottom. Slide that one to the left and remove the same way as the first. Power Up Your Vehicle With CarBole ® Auto Parts CarBole is one of the most experienced manufacturers in performance fuel and ignition systems around the world, proving itself on the racetracks and drag strips of the world — and on the street. The new part didn't look any different in design or build quality.
Tools Needed: - Ramps, or a jack and jack stands- Wheel chocks- 10mm socket or wrench- 1 Phillips screwdriver- Eye protection is recommended. I figure some got on there anyways when I shot the fuel line clamps, so after a while of trying to get it to turn I shot some rite at the end of the line. JonathanPrem wrote:I changed mine at 172km and now is 190km. We're here to help you find that perfect Fuel Filter for your Nissan Pathfinder. The fifth screw is on the right behind the plastic molding. In my case, both filters had the rounded end on the driver's side and the flat end on the passenger side.
In this case the engine just stalls. Use a dab of soap on the nipples for the new filter and it'll slide on really easy. With no power to the fuel pump, it will quickly use up the fuel in the lines and then stall. I ended up getting doused, haha. I did not replace mine since it looks a little complicated b … ut can be a do it yourself type of thing. This ad is for a Lot of Twelve 12 New Genuine Nissan fuel filters.