Alero, Grand Am 1999-2005
Removal & Installation
Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
Relieve the fuel system pressure.
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
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
Pressurize the fuel system and verify no leaks.
Fig. Exploded view of the fuel filter mounting
Fig. Fuel filter mounting location and component identification