Nov 122010
 

how do you replace the fuel filter. it does not have an inline filter

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  1. Fuel Filter
    Removal & Installation
    To Remove:

    Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Cautions and Warnings in the beginning of this section
    Disconnect the negative battery cable
    Relieve the fuel system pressure (See: Fuel Pressure Relieving)
    Raise the vehicle

    Fuel filter-4.8L, 5.3L, 6.0L engines

    Clean all the fuel filter connections and the surrounding areas before disconnecting the fuel lines in order to avoid possible contamination of the fuel system
    Disconnect the threaded fittings from the fuel filter
    Cap the fuel lines in order to prevent possible fuel system contamination
    Slide the fuel filter from the bracket
    Inspect the fuel line O-rings for cuts, nicks, swelling, or distortion
    Replace the O-rings if necessary.
    To Install:

    Slide the fuel filter into the bracket
    Remove the caps from the fuel lines
    Connect the threaded fittings to the fuel filter and tighten the fittings
    Torque to: 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm)
    Tighten the fuel filter bracket bolt
    Torque to: 106 inch lbs. (12 Nm)
    Lower the vehicle
    Tighten the fuel filler cap
    Connect the negative battery cable
    Use the following procedure in order to inspect for leaks:
    Turn on the ignition, with the engine off, for 2 seconds
    Turn off the ignition for 10 seconds
    Turn on the ignition, with the engine off
    Inspect for fuel leaks
    Install the engine sight shield
    Test drive the vehicle to confirm the repairs

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