Mercedes-Benz Truck 2000-05

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     

  6.  
  7. Relieve the pressure in the fuel tank by opening, then tightening the filler cap.

    Left rear wheel
     
    Plastic inner fender liner
     

  8.  


NOTE
The fuel lines must not be kinked.



Fuel pipes from the fuel filter, by compressing the locking catches
 
Breather hose from the filter assembly
 
Filter securing clip
 
Filter/pressure regulator
 

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New fuel filter/pressure regulator into the housing and tighten the securing clip to 27 inch lbs. (3 Nm)
     
    Breather hose to the filter assembly
     
    Fuel lines to the filter assembly
     
    Plastic inner fender liner
     
    Left rear wheel and tighten the lug bolts to 110 ft. lbs. (150 Nm)
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Read fault memory, encode the radio and normalize the power windows.
  4.  
  5. Start the vehicle and check for leaks.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     

  6.  
  7. Relieve the pressure in the fuel tank by opening, then tightening the filler cap.
    NOTE
    The fuel lines must not be kinked.



    Left rear wheel
     
    Plastic inner fender liner
     



    Fuel pipes from the fuel filter, by compressing the locking catches
     
    Breather hose from the filter assembly
     
    Filter securing clip
     
    Filter/pressure regulator
     

  8.  

To install:

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Fig. View of the fuel filter mounting location and component identification

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New fuel filter/pressure regulator into the housing and tighten the securing clip to 27 inch lbs. (3 Nm)
     
    Breather hose to the filter assembly
     
    Fuel lines to the filter assembly
     
    Plastic inner fender liner
     
    Left rear wheel and tighten the lug bolts to 110 ft. lbs. (150 Nm)
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Read fault memory, encode the radio and normalize the power windows.
  4.  
  5. Start the vehicle and check for leaks.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     

  6.  
  7. Relieve the pressure in the fuel tank by opening, then tightening the filler cap.
    NOTE
    The fuel lines must not be kinked.



    Left rear wheel
     
    Plastic inner fender liner
     



    Fuel pipes from the fuel filter, by compressing the locking catches
     
    Breather hose from the filter assembly
     
    Filter securing clip
     
    Filter/pressure regulator
     

  8.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New fuel filter/pressure regulator into the housing and tighten the securing clip to 27 inch lbs. (3 Nm)
     
    Breather hose to the filter assembly
     
    Fuel lines to the filter assembly
     
    Plastic inner fender liner
     
    Left rear wheel and tighten the lug bolts to 110 ft. lbs. (150 Nm)
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Read fault memory, encode the radio and normalize the power windows.
  4.  
  5. Start the vehicle and check for leaks.
  6.  

 
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