Pontiac Fiero 1984-1988 Repair Guide

Fuel Filter

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



To reduce the risk of fire and personal injury, it is necessary to relieve the fuel system pressure before servicing any fuel system component. If this procedure is not performed, fuel may be sprayed out of the connection under pressure. Always keep a dry chemical (Class B) fire extinguisher near the work area.

2.5L Engine


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Fig. Fig. 1 Exploded view of the fuel filter and related components-2.5L and 2.8L V6 engines

  1. Remove the fuel pump fuse from the fuse block located in the passenger compartment. Start the engine and run until the engine stops due to the lack of fuel. Crank the engine for 3 seconds to ensure all pressure is relieved.
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  3. Disconnect the inlet and outlet steel tubes at the fuel filter using a flare nut wrench.
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  5. Remove the filter bracket-to-engine attaching nut and remove the filter.
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To install:



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Fig. Fig. 2 Hold the filter with an open end wrench, then loosen the fitting with a flare nut wrench



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Fig. Fig. 3 Remove the filter bracket retaining nut ...