Replacing an under-car fuel filter on a BMW - How To
BLOG ARTICLE: http://blog.bavauto.com/16249 All of the items shown in these videos are available in our online store at http://www.bavauto.com/. Need additional tech help? Please visit our tech blog for thousands of Tech and DIY BMW and MINI articles at: http://blog.bavauto.com/ "Like" us on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/BavarianAutos... "Follow" us on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/BavAuto "Subscribe" to us on YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/BavarianAuto Visit our online store - http://www.bavauto.com/ This DIY How-To video shows how to change a typical BMW "under car" fuel filter as used on most BMWs up through the mid-2000s. There are various under car filter mounting locations, this video specifically shows the E46 3-series 99-05, but can be used as a general guide for all under car filter applications. The Bentley Publishing repair manual for the specific BMW or MINI model being serviced, will detail the filter location and model specific procedures Click link for fuel filters: http://www.bavauto.com/se1.asp?dept_id=338 Click link for Fuel filter install kit: http://www.bavauto.com/fland.asp?part=B1300000 Click link for Bentley repair manuals: http://www.bavauto.com/se1.asp?dept_id=5228 Click link for Hose clamp flex driver: http://www.bavauto.com/fland.asp?part=53910 Click link for Hose pinch pliers: http://www.bavauto.com/fland.asp?part=HP23000 Click link for Fuel and oil drain pan: http://www.bavauto.com/fland.asp?part=616 Click link for Garage Guard floor protectors: http://www.bavauto.com/fland.asp?part=L90696 Click link for Pig Mat absorbent pads: http://www.bavauto.com/fland.asp?part=25201 .--- Most BMWs up until the latest models have the fuel filters mounted under the vehicle. Many of the latest BMW and MINI models have the fuel filter mounted inside the fuel tank. In this DIY we will be looking at the under-car filter replacement. When preparing to change the fuel filter, most models will require that you lift one end or one side of the vehicle for access. Click link to go to our DIY article on how to properly jack and support a typical BMW: http://blog.bavauto.com/16257 As a side note, since we do not have to remove any wheels or suspension components, it is often more convenient to run the front or rear of the vehicle up onto ramps. Once we have the vehicle properly, and safely, raised up off the ground we can start the filter replacement procedure. Below, are the general steps that will apply to all under-car fuel filter replacements. -------- All products noted in this video can be purchased in our online store, http://www.bavauto.com/, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You are also welcome to e-mail us at email@example.com or call into our headquarters and speak to our knowledgeable advisors at (800) 535-2002 (Mon.-Thurs. 8AM to 9PM EST, Fri. 8AM to 7PM EST, and Sat. 9AM to 4PM EST
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