Nissan Car Altima & Sentra 1999-06

Removal & Installation

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NOTE
On 350Z models, the fuel filter and fuel pump are replaced as an assembly. See the fuel pump procedure to remove the fuel filter on these models.

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

    Negative battery cable
     
    Fuel hose clamps
     
    Hoses from the fuel filter
     
    Bolt securing the filter to the bracket or the filter from the bracket clips
     
    Filter
     

  6.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the fuel filter location-except Maxima


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New filter and secure the filter in the bracket
     

  2.  
  3. If necessary, replace the fuel line hoses and hose clamps

    Fuel hoses and tighten the clamps
     
    Negative battery cable
     
    Fuel pump fuse
     

  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  6.  

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

    Negative battery cable
     
    Fuel hose clamps
     
    Hoses from the fuel filter
     
    Bolt securing the filter to the bracket or the filter from the bracket clips
     
    Filter

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the fuel filter location

     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New filter and secure the filter in the bracket
     

  2.  
  3. If necessary, replace the fuel line hoses and hose clamps

    Fuel hoses and tighten the clamps
     
    Negative battery cable
     
    Fuel pump fuse
     

  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  6.  


NOTE
On Altima models, the fuel filter and fuel pump are replaced as an assembly. See the fuel pump procedure to remove the fuel filter on these models.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Properly relieve fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
    WARNING
    Apply mating marks on fuel filter and fuel level sensor unit for proper alignment for installation.



    Negative battery cable
     
    Fuel pump assembly from fuel tank
     
    Fuel filter from fuel level sensor unit by gently releasing the tabs
     



    Fuel pressure regulator from the fuel filter by pulling off the retaining clip

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the fuel level sensor unit and filter assembly-Sentra

     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New filter and secure the filter into the fuel level sensor unit
     
    Fuel level sensor unit into the fuel tank
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the vehicle, check for leaks and repair if necessary.
  4.  
  5. Install the inspection cover and the rear seat
  6.  

 
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