Flaps? What flaps?
AO Silver Member
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: United Kingdom
2 quick disconnect hoses on top, 2 electrical connectors up top, and depending on the age of your car, possibly one electrical connector on the base of the filter...
I usually undo everything at the top I can reach, undo the 2x13mm nuts holding the bracket against the firewall, pop the whole filter/bracket assembly off the mounting studs, and lift it up so I can get easier access to the electrical connector on the base...
Then unscrew the sensor in the base of the filter, let the fuel drain into my drain pan, make sure you grab the o-ring and it doesn't stick up on the sensor.
Unscrew the filter from the bracket/housing, grab the two o-rings from the top.. Reassemble in reverse order.
Should be 3 old o-rings coming off with the old filter (assuming you have to swap the sensor in the bottom of the filter!), 1 at the bottom, 2 at the top.