Nissan Pick-ups and Pathfinder 1989-1995

Fuel Filter

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 through 7


CAUTION
NEVER SMOKE WHEN WORKING AROUND OR NEAR GASOLINE! MAKE SURE THAT THERE IS NO ACTIVE IGNITION SOURCE NEAR YOUR WORK AREA!


WARNING
Never attempt to remove the fuel filter without first relieving the fuel system pressure!



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Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the fuel pump fuse when releasing the fuel pressure-the fuse's location may vary in the box



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Fig. Fig. 2: Fuel filter location-Z24i engine

  1. Release the fuel pressure from the fuel line as follows:
    1. Remove the fuel pump fuse at the fuse box.
    2.  
    3. Start the engine.
    4.  
    5. After the engine stalls, crank the engine two or three times to make sure that the fuel pressure is released.
    6.  
    7. Turn the ignition switch OFF and reinstall the fuel pump fuse.
    8.  

  2.  
  3. Loosen the hose clamps at the fuel inlet and outlet lines. Wrap a shop towel or absorbent rag around the filter, then slide each line off the filter nipples.
  4.  
  5. Remove the fuel filter and old hose clamps.
  6.  

To install:
  1. Place new hose clamps on the fuel inlet and outlet lines.
  2.  
  3. Connect the fuel filter, being careful to observe the correct direction of flow, then tighten the hose clamps.
  4.  
  5. Start the engine and check for fuel leaks.
  6.  

Always use a high pressure-type fuel filter assembly. Do not use a synthetic resinous fuel filter.

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Fig. Fig. 3: Fuel filter location-VG30i engine



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Fig. Fig. 4: Fuel filter location-KA24E engine



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Fig. Fig. 5: Fuel filter location-VG30E engine



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Fig. Fig. 6: Remove the fuel line hose clamp after releasing the fuel pressure



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Fig. Fig. 7: When removing the fuel line from the fuel filter, have a shop towel in position to catch any fuel that may spill from the filter

 
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