FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

Tech Tips


  • When replacing the fuel filter element assembly, use TOYOTA genuine parts.

  • When replacing the fuel filter element assembly, clean the fuel filter case and remove dirt completely.

PROCEDURE


  1. REMOVE FUEL FILTER ELEMENT ASSEMBLY

    Tech Tips

    Replacement of the fuel filter element assembly can be performed with the fuel filter assembly installed to the fuel filter bracket.


    1. A01SDSPC01
      *1 Lead Wire

      Disconnect the clamp and slide the lead wire as shown in the illustration to remove it.

    2. A01SE8F

      Disconnect the level warning switch connector.

    3. A01SBWE

      Slide the fuel filter assembly and lift it up.

    4. A01SBR6C01
      *1 Drain Cock
      *2 Hose

      Connect a hose to the drain cock. Place the other end of the hose into a container under the drain cock.

    5. Loosen the drain cock to drain fuel.

    6. Tighten the drain cock by hand.

    7. Disconnect a hose from the drain cock.

    8. A01SAWR

      Disconnect the clogging switch connector.

    9. A01SC0R

      Using a screwdriver as a lever, loosen the fastener nut until it can be loosened by hand.

    10. A01SCLE

      Fully loosen the fastener nut by hand.

    11. B0028DYC01
      *1 O-ring

      To remove the fuel filter cap, pull up one side of the fuel filter cap, and then lift it off.

    12. Remove the fuel filter element assembly from the fuel filter case.

    13. Remove the O-ring from the fuel filter case.

  2. INSTALL FUEL FILTER ELEMENT ASSEMBLY


    1. Clean the fuel filter case and remove dirt completely.

    2. B0026DUC01
      *1 O-ring
      *2 Fuel Filter Element Assembly

      Install a new O-ring to the fuel filter case.

    3. Install the fuel filter element assembly to the fuel filter case.

    4. A01SCRB

      Align the mark on the fuel filter cap and the mark on the fuel filter case.

    5. B0027AEN01

      Push the fuel filter cap onto the fuel filter case by hand.

      Standard clearance (A)
      1.5 mm (0.0590 in.) or less

      Tech Tips

      The clearance between the fuel filter cap and fuel filter case should be even around the entire circumference of the fuel filter cap and fuel filter case.

    6. B0025PBN01

      Turn the fastener nut until a "click" sound is heard.

      Tech Tips

      Just before the marks of the fuel filter case and nut align, the fastener nut will become more difficult to turn. Use a screwdriver as a lever to turn the fastener nut.

    7. Measure the distance between the marks on the fuel filter cap and fuel filter case, and the clearance between the fuel filter cap and fuel filter case.

      Standard distance (A)
      1.0 mm (0.0393 in.) or more
      Standard clearance (B)
      1.0 mm (0.0393 in.) or less
    8. Connect the clogging switch connector.

    9. A01SEID

      Slide the fuel filter assembly to install it.

    10. A01SCYNC01
      *1 Lead Wire

      Attach the clamp and slide the lead wire as shown in the illustration to install it.

  3. RESET FUEL SYSTEM WARNING LIGHT


    1. Turn the ignition switch to ON.

    2. A01SB2R

      After turning the ignition switch to ON, connect the level warning switch connector no sooner than 3 seconds have passed but no later than 60 seconds have passed.

    3. Check that the combination meter fuel system warning light turns off.

  4. BLEED AIR FROM FUEL SYSTEM

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  5. INSPECT FOR FUEL LEAK

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