REPLACE FUEL FILTER ON NISSAN MICRA 99' 1.0l

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  1. xpressbuyer2day

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    hi guys,

    I want to replace my fuel filter. I am having trouble removing the piping and freeing the old fuel filter. The rubber pipes are being very difficult and are not budging.

    Any ideas anyone?
     
  2. Stivino

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    It has to come off, try prising it off with a screwdriver. If you just can't get it you might have to cut the rubber pipe at the end of the filter inlet or outlet or both.
     
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    if they're just held on by hose clips, get a pair of swan neck pliers / plumbers grips over the hose and twist it back and forward to break the seal
     
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    thanks for all your help.

    Tried to twist and turn, but is very stubborn. Is there a special tool to remove this?
     
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    No, its just very stiff! When I did my girlfriends, it took a lot of twisting of the hoses and puling and swearing!

    keep at it!

    Be prepared for a nice spray of fuel as well, if you haven't unpressurized the fuel lines first, by running the car with the fuel fuse out.
     

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