I own a 1997 Chevy Malibu LS 3.1Lit. V6 engine and the best way I found to change the fuel filter is to pay the $25 and let your local automotive repair facility do the job. This is based on the facts of: If it's the original filter then you need a tool which will run from $8-$12 to disconnect the filter on the inlet side which I found out would not fit due to space limitations on the filter itself. You can disconnect the outlet side, let the filter hang by the flexible inlet line and cut the filter with some dikes to allow the use of the special tool. The filter is weak metal and will cut easy and your going to place a new one in any way. While under the rear of the car where you'll be working, you'll have little to no room to work if you don't place the car on jacks. They may tell you that you'll need a special size wrench for the outlet of the filter, but any medium sized adjustable wrenches will work just fine. I probably did what most would say is wrong, but I slowly disconnect the outlet fittings and let the fuel drain to a small bucket. It was under no pressure and maybe got around 8-12 ounces of fuel. Please wear safety glasses and ensure the car is cold for safety reasons. Ensure that the new filter has what they call disconnect tabs on the inlet side so that in the future you will not need the ONE time special tool to disconnect it. By the way, the fuel filter is located by the gas tank just forward of the rear axle tucked up by the floor panel. I hope this information will help any one willing to do the job yourself. Good Luck!
I would try replacing the fuel filter first.
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It requires a special tool that can be purchased at a parts store.
pump is in fuel tank. accessible through trunk. if replacing, also replace fuel filter.
the fuel filter should be located under car in front of the fuel tank. dont forget jack stands and a small container for some drainage
The 2004 Chevy Malibu 3.5 liter engine fuel filter is located in the fuel tank. The fuel filter cannot be access unless the fuel is removed from the fuel tank.
The 2004 Chevy Malibu 3.5 liter engine fuel filter is located inside of the fuel tank. You will need to remove the fuel in order to access the fuel filter.
Yes, the fuel filter is an integral part of the fuel-pump module located inside the fuel tank. The filter cannot be serviced or replaced without replacing the entire fuel pump module.
the fuel filter is in back just ahead of fuel tank.
the fuel filter is located under car in front of fuel tank.
First you have to release the fuel pressure at the fuel rail by depressing the schrader valve. Jack up the car and put stands under it for support. Then unscrew the fuel lines from the filter and install the new filter.
Relieve the fuel pressure at the fuel rail. The fuel filter is located under the car on the driver's side frame just forward of the gas tank. You will need a special tool to remove the quick disconnects at the filter.
Drain the fuel from your 2000 Chevy Malibu fuel tank. Remove the fuel line. Remove the fuel filter retaining plate. Reverse the process to install the new fuel filter.
Did you replace the fuel filter? If not do so. There may be air in the lines. Use starter fluid to get it started.
the furl filter on a 2003 malibu, is up in the little space behind the tank .
The 2006 Chevy Malibu does not have an accessible fuel filter. There is a filter within the tank that should only be serviced at a Chevrolet service center.
To get the 2009 NPR started after replacing the fuel filter, simply start the engine.
The fuel filter on the 1997 Silverado is located inside of the fuel tank.
The fuel filter is located in the fuel tank and is non-serviceable.
There is no user serviceable filter in 2004 to 2007 Chevy Malibu Maxx.
The new body style Malibu w/2.2L 4cyl has a non-servicable, permanent filter in the fuel tank
NO it wont!!