Land Rover 2000-05

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable and relieve the fuel system pressure.
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  5. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
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  7. Remove the bracket cover over the filter, if equipped.
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  9. Place a pan under the filter. Using 2 wrenches, disconnect the fuel lines from the filter.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the fuel filter mounting

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  11. Remove the fuel filter from the bracket and retainer, if equipped. Note the direction of the flow arrow so the replacement filter can be installed correctly.
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To install:

  1. Install the fuel filter into the bracket making sure the flow direction is correct. Tighten the clamp to 15-25 inch lbs. (2-3 Nm).
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  3. Connect the fuel lines, using new O-rings. Tighten the fittings to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
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  5. Lower the vehicle.
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  7. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect battery ground lead.
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  5. Properly release fuel system pressure.
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  7. Remove fuel pump, disconnect 2 connectors from top of fuel pump, release sprag clip holding sender to pump.
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  9. Release 3 slots in top of pump unit assembly from lugs in base.
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  11. Carefully maneuver top of pump unit assembly away from base, ensuring that fuel feed hose does not become strained.
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  13. Collect compression spring from fuel filter.
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  15. Carefully release 3 sprag clips securing fuel filter in pump housing.
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  17. Release fuel filter from inlet and outlet connections.
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  19. Remove fuel filter.
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  21. Collect O-rings.
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To install:

  1. Lubricate NEW O-rings with silicone grease and fit to ports.
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  3. Carefully fit fuel filter to ports and push fully home, ensuring that sprag clips engage fully.
    WARNING
    Ensure ground spring fitted to fuel pressure regulator is correctly located.

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  5. Position spring to fuel filter recess and engage in top location.
    WARNING
    Ensure that filter ground tag is correctly located to contact the base of fuel filter.

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  7. Engage pump top to base, ensuring that slots engage correctly with lugs.
    WARNING
    During refit, ensure that all electrical connections are made correctly. Earth tag on fuel pump negative terminal must not become distorted.

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  9. Fit sender unit.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable and relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  6.  
  7. Remove the bracket cover over the filter, if equipped.
  8.  
  9. Place a pan under the filter. Using 2 wrenches, disconnect the fuel lines from the filter.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the fuel filter mounting-Discover Series II (2000-04) and Range Rover (2000-02)

  10.  
  11. Remove the fuel filter from the bracket and retainer, if equipped. Note the direction of the flow arrow so the replacement filter can be installed correctly.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Install the fuel filter into the bracket making sure the flow direction is correct. Tighten the clamp to 15-25 inch lbs. (2-3 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the fuel lines, using new O-rings. Tighten the fittings to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Lower the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  8.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable and relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  6.  
  7. Under the right front of the vehicle, remove the 2 screws securing the fuel filter access panel, and remove the panel.
  8.  
  9. Remove the fuel filter from the mounting bracket.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect 3 fuel lines and 1 reference pipe and remove fuel filter.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Connect the fuel lines and the reference pipe.
  2.  
  3. Install the fuel filter into the bracket making sure the flow direction is correct.
  4.  
  5. Lower the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Connect the battery ground cable.
  8.  
  9. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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  11. Install the fuel filter access cover.
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