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SAAB 9000 Fuel Filter Change (from M94 to M97 only).
(Please read all of this before starting the job).
" DO NOT SMOKE WHILE DOING THIS, OR BIG BANG MAY OCCUR!"
M8 Socket, short extension and ratchet.
M18 Open ended spanner.
M16 Open ended spanner
Bowl to catch some petrol that will spill out.
2 x 16mm Copper washers.
2 x 18mm Copper washers.
Jack car up and place on stands.
Look for this .....It's the FILTER.
Slacken both Banjo screws
Let some petrol spill out, it is under pressure, so be aware. !
1:,Unscrew 14M Banjo screw
2:,Unscrew 18M Banjo screw
Look for small bolt
3;,Unscrew 8M Bolt and remove U bracket and drop Filter.
4:, Put a copper washer onto screw feed screw into banjo, place other copper washer over end of screw
5:, Offer up Filter, making sure the the flow arrow points to the front of the car, now screw in above screw to finger tight.
6:, Re pet 4 with other screw.
7: Now screw in the other screw to finger tight.
8;, Replace U bracket, this can be fiddly so be careful and make sure that the inside U fits in it's place.
9:, Screw in 8M bolt and tighten
10:, Tighten both Banjo Screws, firmly.
11:, check for leaks:,
12, Fire up motor, this may take a few turns for her to fire up.
13:, With motor running check for leaks;
14:, If all well, a job well done.
Filter bought from Euro Car Parts for £6.48 inc VAT
Photos Taken with D600 2meg.