CTS 2003-2005

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Loosen the fuel filler cap to relieve pressure in the tank.
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  5. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Fuel feed and return lines
     
    Fuel filter from the bracket

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    Fig. Fuel filter-5.7L engine

     

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To install:

  1. Clean the bolts and fittings on both fuel lines.
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  3. Install or connect the following:

    Filter in the retaining strap making certain that the flow is in the proper direction
     
    Both fuel lines. Torque the fittings to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
     
    Fuel filter bracket mounting bolt. Torque the bolt to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm).
     
    Fuel filler cap
     

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  5. Crank the engine for a few seconds and check for leakage.
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Fig. Unfasten the mounting bracket if necessary, to make fuel filter removal easier



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Fig. Either use a clean cloth or compressed air to clean the area around the quick-connect fitting



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