Same thing on mine. I used a Tie wrap to secure it.Hi all. Noob poster here. I just replaced my fuel filter per the instructions in the OP. Thanks so much for the write up! I do have a question though. When I went to unscrew the filter clamp, it was broken and the only thing holding it in place were the valves and gas lines. Is there a suitable replacement I can get or is there any other kind of way to secure it without replacing the entire clamp? Thanks in advance! Love this site!
Wonder if I need to change my wife's 02, it never has been changed and it has over 202,000 miles, only thing that has been replaced was an alternator. Her trailblazer has been like a GTO, Gas Tires and Oil. Been the best vehicle I have ever owned.Thanks. Just being over protective with the relay. 75K? :dielaugh: I felt bad that I left it go for almost 5K over. Boy, was I being hard on myself :bonk:
That was my 1st fuel filt change on this (the factory sticker on the old filter is a giveaway). My 2004 with less than 35000 miles on her. Haven't ran a full tank of fuel since the change so I can't say if it helps fuel economy but I did run a lucas fuel system cleaner in the tank before the change hoping to knock any barnacles loose in the system.
I am working on getting this over to the article section, thanks. I've gotten alot from this site. Just wanna give some back.
Ditto man Im ordering one today and im at 174,000 and it still the original:duh:Between replacing the fuel filter, cleaning the throttle body and seafoaming the engine, Im saving roughly $20 to $25 in fuel costs per fill up.
BTW I changed it out at 155,000 miles, should have done it a lot sooner :bonk:
Only thing I think it would change is your fuel flow but if your engine's running fine than I dont think it did any harm. Plus if you only ran a few tanks through the new filter and you use good quality name gas you should be fine.I wish I would have checked this out a while back. about a month ago I was in a rush and was at a quick lube place, they suggested changing my fuel filter, charged me an arm and a leg for it. Checked this out and decided to have a look at mine, pretty sure they installed mine in reverse, the pressure relief valve is on the connection not marked out....gone through a few tanks of gas since and the truck runs fine, but I guess i am going to have to head back there and start yelling...anyone have any clue if this is going to cause any damage?:duh: