Mercedes-Benz Cars 2000-05

Fuel Filter/Water Separator

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Loosen the center bolt while holding the filter cartridge. Remove cartridge.
  4.  
  5. Lubricate the gasket on the new filter cartridge.
  6.  
  7. Install the new cartridge, washer, O-ring and bolt.
  8.  


NOTE
These Diesel engines utilize a self-bleeding fuel pump, therefore the priming pump has been eliminated. There is no need to bleed the system.



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Fig. Fuel filter assembly-Diesel engines

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Loosen the center bolt while holding the filter cartridge. Remove cartridge.
  4.  
  5. Lubricate the gasket on the new filter cartridge.
  6.  
  7. Install the new cartridge, washer, O-ring and bolt.
    NOTE
    These Diesel engines utilize a self-bleeding fuel pump, therefore the priming pump has been eliminated. There is no need to bleed the system.



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Fuel filter assembly-Diesel engines

  8.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Loosen the center bolt while holding the filter cartridge. Remove cartridge.
  4.  
  5. Lubricate the gasket on the new filter cartridge.
  6.  
  7. Install the new cartridge, washer, O-ring and bolt.
    NOTE
    These Diesel engines utilize a self-bleeding fuel pump, therefore the priming pump has been eliminated. There is no need to bleed the system.



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Fuel filter assembly-Diesel engines

  8.  

 
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