Toyota Matrix 2003-06

Removal & Installation

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Fig. A line wrench with an extension may be needed to loosen the inlet line at the filter

A line wrench with an extension may be needed to loosen the inlet line at the filter
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Protective shield for the fuel filter
     
    Air cleaner hose and cap, if necessary
     
    Charcoal canister, if necessary
     
    Slowly loosen the lower flare nut fitting until all the pressure is relieved
     
    Banjo fitting and 2 metal gaskets. Discard the gaskets.
     
    Fuel line with the flared nut from the filter
     
    Filter from the mounting bracket
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New fuel filter
     
    Banjo fitting with a new metal gasket on each side and install the union bolt. Bolt: 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
     
    Flare nut to the lower connection. Nut: 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
     
    Charcoal canister
     
    Air cleaner hose and cap
     
    Protective shield
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. A line wrench with an extension may be needed to loosen the inlet line at the filter

A line wrench with an extension may be needed to loosen the inlet line at the filter
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Protective shield for the fuel filter
     
    Air cleaner hose and cap, if necessary
     
    Charcoal canister, if necessary
     
    Slowly loosen the lower flare nut fitting until all the pressure is relieved
     
    Banjo fitting and 2 metal gaskets. Discard the gaskets.
     
    Fuel line with the flared nut from the filter
     
    Filter from the mounting bracket
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New fuel filter
     
    Banjo fitting with a new metal gasket on each side and install the union bolt. Bolt: 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
     
    Flare nut to the lower connection. Nut: 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
     
    Charcoal canister
     
    Air cleaner hose and cap
     
    Protective shield
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

 
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