Replacement of Fuel Filter (159 JTDM) - Alfa Romeo Forum
You are currently unregistered, register for more features.    
Thread Tools Search this Thread
(Post Link) post #1 of 3 Old 02-09-16 Thread Starter
Status: -
AO Member
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Turkey
County: Izmir
Posts: 47

Member car:


Replacement of Fuel Filter (159 JTDM)

Hi, I will replace (change) the fuel filter of my 159 JTDM. But before doing this, I want to learn if there are any important issues during the replacement...

Lots of cars, do not start after changing the fuel filter because of the air inside the new filter...

But I think we do not have a problem with air. After replacement, we do not start the car at first. After doing a few start/stop (without touching clutch or brake), then we start the car. During start/stop, the air in the fuel filter taken... Am I right about this?

And do we need to unplug the battery during the replacement? or is there any other issues that we concern before replacement... Thanks.
hhuurrkkaann is offline  
Sponsored Links
Status: -
AO Member
Join Date: Jan 2016
County: -
Posts: 20
No problem for me on 159 JTDm.

I change fuel filter for new, put inside about 200ml of diesel with funnel, and car start for first time
qpkqkma is offline  
Status: -
AO Silver Member
JON156VELOCE's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: United Kingdom
County: Cardiff
Posts: 2,026
Yes very easy and no need to bleed.
Just watch that the water sensor seal is replaced and properly seated and dont over tighten the sensor, its holow plastic and can snap very easily.
JON156VELOCE is offline  

Go Back   Alfa Romeo Forum > Supported Alfa Romeo Models > Technical & Vehicle Assistance > Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider

159 , filter , fuel , jtdm , replacement

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome