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Old 01-25-2013, 09:20 PM   #1
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Changing fuel filter

When changing the fuel filter do I need the fuel line disconnect tool or can I get by without it?
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:25 PM   #2
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I have a 06 GT, but I just pinched in the tabs and pulled it apart.
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you'll want the tool on your model trust me....don't forget to flip the inertia switch in the trunk...super simple swap though overall
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On my 95 I popped it off with a flat head and the new filter had new clips..
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What does the disconnect tool do exactly?
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What does the disconnect tool do exactly?
it slides in between the fuel filter and the fuel line..expanding the line to let the bead on the filter slide out easily...the reason i recommend the tool is to expand it evenly so you don't distort the line if you add to much pressure with other tools.
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What does the disconnect tool do exactly?
If you're going to keep your car for any amount of time the tool is the way to go.
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Old 01-26-2013, 12:08 AM   #8
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plus a pack of disconnect tools will work for the fuel, transmission, and a/c lines so they do multiple jobs
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Ok thanks y'all
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Just don't have your head under it when you pop them off. Gas is not a good flavor
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Without a doubt 100% get the disconnect tool for a new edge, I thought I could get by without, I tugged and tugged and those lines would NOT come apart, went and got the 7$ disconnect tool and had it done in 5 minutes....make sure you bleed the gas valve in the engine bay, it's in front of the TB looks like a tire valve..the more you bleed that when you disconnect the fuel switch in the trunk, the less gas will come spewing out of the filter upon removal
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