Honda Accord: Fuel Filter Replacement - Fuel Supply System - Fuel and Emissions - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Fuel Filter Replacement

The fuel filter should be replaced whenever the fuel pressure drops below the specified value (see page 11-308), after making sure that the fuel pump and the fuel pressure regulator are OK.

1. Remove the fuel tank unit (see page 11-320).

2. Remove the fuel filter set (A).

3. Check these items before installing the fuel tank unit


3. Check these items before installing the fuel tank unit - When connecting the wire harness (B), make sure the connection is secure and the connectors are firmly locked into place.

- When installing the fuel gauge sending unit (C), make sure the connection is secure and the connector is firmly locked into place. Be careful not to bend or twist it excessively.

4. Install the parts in the reverse order of removal with new O-rings (D) and a new bracket (E). When installing the fuel tank unit, align the marks on the unit and the fuel tank (see page 11-321).

NOTE: - Coat the O-rings with clean engine oil; do not use any other oil or fluid.

- Do not pinch the O-rings during installation.

- Use all the new parts supplied in the fuel filter replacement kit.

    Fuel Pressure Regulator Replacement
    1. Remove the fuel tank unit (see page 11-320). 2. Remove the reservoir (A). 3. Remove the bracket (B). 4. Remove the fuel pressure regulator (C). 5. Install the parts in the reverse order ...

    Fuel Pump/Fuel Gauge Sending Unit Replacement
    1. Remove the fuel tank unit (see page 11 -320). 2. Remove the fuel level sensor (fuel gauge sending unit) (A) from the fuel tank unit (B). 3. Check these items before installing the fuel tank ...

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    1. Remove the fuel tank unit (see page 11 -320). 2. Using a hand pump, a hose, and a container suitable for fuel, draw the fuel from the fuel tank. 3. Reinstall the fuel tank unit (see page 11- ...