Montana, Silhouette, Venture 2000-2005

Removal & Installation


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

    Negative battery cable
    Quick-connect fittings at the inlet/outlet sides of the in-pipe fuel filter
    Fuel filter and drain any remaining fuel

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    Fig. Fuel filter component identification-the fuel filter is located on the frame rail near the tank



To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel filter to the bracket
    Fuel filter assembly to the side rail near the fuel tank. Torque the nut to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
    Inlet/outlet quick connectors to the fuel filter
    Negative battery cable

  3. Start the vehicle and checks for leaks, repair if necessary.

The fuel filter is an integral part of the fuel pump/sender. The fuel filter attaches to the lower end of the fuel sender. The fuel strainer is self-cleaning and normally requires no maintenance.