Neon, 2000-2005

Removal & Installation

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CAUTION
Do not allow fuel spray or fuel vapors to come in contact with a spark or open flame. Keep a dry chemical fire extinguisher nearby. Never store fuel in an open container due to risk of fire or explosion.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Disconnect the quick-connect fuel supply line from the filter/regulator nipple.
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  9. Depress the locking spring tab, located on the side of the fuel filter/regulator, then rotate 90 degrees and pull out. Be sure the upper and lower O-rings are still on the filter assembly.

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    Fig. Depress the spring tab, then rotate and pull the fuel filter assembly out

    Depress the spring tab, then rotate and pull the fuel filter assembly out
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To install:

  1. Lightly coat the filter O-rings with clean engine oil. Insert the filter into the opening in the fuel pump module, then align the 2 hold-down tabs with the flange.
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  3. While applying downward pressure, rotate the filter clockwise until the spring tab catches in the locating slot.
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  5. Attach the fuel line to the filter/regulator assembly.
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable.
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