If no torque wrench is available then you can hand tighten it and just tighten it until you feel the washer crush a little bit basically has to be snug. I tried gloves, prying, hammering, swearing, nothing would get it loose. If you are seeking to replace your fuel filter I strongly encourage you to stop by an autoparts store and pick up a Hayes Manual for your vehicle. One more thing to note real quick: be extra careful not to bend the bracket when you're messing with it. Trust me, borrow this tool, or drop the coin to buy one. As soon as it is off, plug the hose into the outlet of the new filter and position the clamp.
If you live in a non dusty area you can ty running one tank of feul with the air filter removed , if this helps the filter should be replaced. So, take a few minutes and read what I'm about to write. It is recommended that the first thing you do is release the fuel pressure. Remove the banjo bolt and put it where you can find it later. Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. Had not ever heard of a flare nut crows foot wrench but now I have a set. Now, go drive your Accord and enjoy the newfound fuel flow.
The lines are usually very tight and sometimes corroded. I promise you won't regret it. I would assume that as the filter blocks up it would actually let less dirt through - if it can stop petrol getting through I don't think much else will get through - it may be good to put some Redex or similar through every so often because there is stuff in fuel that turns to a varnish on the filter and injectors especially on low annual mileage cars and redex mainly kerosene will dissolve it. Refer to a manual for this. This must be changed as well.
Place jack stands under car, and give the car a push to make sure it won't fall. As he was standing there, a piece of newspaper blew in the hole, together with some sand and debris. If you strip it, you're screwed. Attach your ratchet, and work the socket down to the banjo bolt. I then went back and double checked the tightness of the fuel line. Estimated price is customized for your vehicle make, model, year and trim, but does not include diagnostic charges, taxes, disposal or environmental fees, oil or other fluid costs, or other ancillary parts that may be needed for the repair.
These are under very similar driving conditions within Islamabad, with similar loads on the vehicle. Tighten everything down, and you're ready to tighten your fuel lines. Cheers I always change my fuel filter on whatever fuel-injection car I have had every two years regardless of distance. Sure, it was long, but I promise you, by taking 10 minutes to read this, you saved yourself an hour of work and a lot of stress from cursing the engineers at Honda Motor Corp. Features: Made of aluminum alloy with chrome coating material for lightweight and durability. And if you live anywhere where it snows, it's likely that corrosion has made your flare nut difficult to remove from your fuel filter. Lack of oil and filter changes, both the oil makes the engine drag fume , and the air filter.
As expected, since I bent the fuel line, the holes didn't line up. Any info would be appreciated!! It is located in the front of the carb but you mu … st remove the air filter housing to reach it. And even though the car heater probably has a very small element takes forever to warm up car interior it still significantly affects the economy. The rubber ring around it is so that it does not chaff in the close confines of it's resting place. I hv noticed pick has improved but mileage remains a question mark.
Be … sure to check for leaks with the car running. It's a peculiar look, but it improves visibility. You can either turn the fuel filter or reach behind and manually spin the flare nut fitting out from above. To remove the front one: 1. For those who haven't tried this, this is definitely the 'hard' part of this, as stated above, most cars will have normal corrosion on the bottom, and getting a wrench on this lower fitting is hard to do in the first place, getting enough force on it to get it loose is much harder. As soon as your car is running, get out and with a flashligt if needed check all your connections that nothing is leaking and that nothing was forgotten.
It should go back towards the firewall and within that distance will be the secondary filter. The nozzles in the injector must atomise the fuel and will cause irregular operation when blocked or compromised. I use honda synthetic oil 5-30W. It took two or three tries. I'm a tech and regardless of what anyone says, you gave a great answer in my opinion.
Those kind of filters are only serviced when the pump fails. Pull off the little vacum tube on top of the air horn thermostatic valve. Oct 10, 2012 The fuel filter is located on the left rear of the engine compartment under the brake booster area. We carry high-quality filters that fit your vehicle at the right price. The service book says every 75k, but its a generic book for all Honda cars. To replace your oil you will need these tools. You may wish to unclip that near the distributer to get a little space.
Vehicle repair costs may vary from vehicle to vehicle. Once your oil is in the engine, place cap back on engine and tighten. I am an experienced technician and have a lot of trouble with Honda fuel filters. It give nice mpg above those speeds. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising.