Contour, Contour SVT, Mystique 2000
Removal & Installation
Before servicing the vehicle, please familiarize yourself with safety procedures.
Relieve the fuel system pressure.
The fuel filter is located underneath the vehicle, near the fuel tank.
Remove or disconnect the following:
Retainer clips at both ends of the fuel filter
Fig. Once the retainer clip has been removed from the connector, the fuel line can be removed from the filter
Fuel lines from the fuel filter
Install or connect the following:
New fuel filter with the arrow pointed in the direction of flow
Fig. Be sure to install the fuel filter with the arrow pointing in the direction of the fuel flow
New retainer clips onto the fuel line fittings before placing the lines onto the fuel filter ends
Fuel lines onto the fuel filter until an audible click is heard. Pull on the fitting to verify a good connection.
Start the engine and check for fuel leaks and proper operation.