Honda - Accord Prelude 1996 2000

Fuel Filter

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



4-Cylinder Engines


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Fig. View of the in-line fuel filter and banjo bolt tightening specifications

  1. If applicable, write down the anti-theft code for the radio.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Cover the fuel filter fitting with a shop towel.
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  7. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure. For more details, please refer to Fuel System of this guide.
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  9. Remove the power steering feed hose clamp.
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  11. Detach the engine wiring harness bracket.
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  13. While holding the fuel filter with a back-up wrench, remove the banjo bolt from the fuel feed pipe.
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  15. Remove the fuel filter clamp.
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  17. Once all the necessary fuel lines, fittings, and fasteners have been detached, remove the fuel filter.
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  19. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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Always use new washers when reassembling the fuel filter.

V6 Engines
  1. Release the fuel system pressure by loosening the fuel pulsation dampener which is located on the top of the fuel rail. For more information, please refer to Fuel System of this guide.
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  3. If applicable, write down the anti-theft code for the radio.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Remove the fuel fill cap.
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  9. Remove the fuel pump, as outlined in Fuel System of this guide.
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Fig. In order to remove the fuel filter (A) on V6 engines, you must first remove the fuel pump assembly

  1. Detach the fuel filter from the fuel pump.
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  3. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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When installing a new fuel filter, always use a new base gasket.

 
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