Alero, Grand Am 1999-2005

Removal & Installation


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Fuel line from the filter, using a backup wrench
    Quick-connect fitting from the fuel filter by compressing the tabs while pulling outward on the line
    Fuel filter from the mounting bracket


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel filter to the mounting bracket
    Fuel line using a backup wrench. Torque the fitting to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
    Quick-connect fitting to the fuel filter
    Negative battery cable

  3. Pressurize the fuel system and verify no leaks.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the fuel filter mounting

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    Fig. Fuel filter mounting location and component identification