How To Replace The Fuel Filter In A Hyundai Tucson

You will find the fuel filter in your Hyundai Tucson along with the pump inside your gas tank. This filter removes dirt and rust from the fuel in your Hyundai Tucson. Many contaminants, such as paint chips can be found in unfiltered fuel. These particles could cause irreparable damage to the fuel pump or injectors. You can tell if your vehicle is stalling or sputtering that the fuel filter must be replaced. You will need to replace your fuel pump if the fuel filters do not change the issue. Access to the fuel filter can easily be made through the side door. This allows you to change the fuel filter easily yourself and saves you money compared to hiring a mechanic.

  • You will find the fuel filter in your Hyundai Tucson along with the fuel pump inside the gasoline tank.
  • The fuel pump will likely also need replacing if you find that the fuel filter is not effective in stalling the issue.

Find the fuse panel underneath your car’s bonnet, and then remove it with your hands.

Allow the vehicle to start and let the fuel system depressurise. The car should remain idle for at least 30 seconds until it dies.

Install the fuse again, and then remove the socket with a wrench. Use a siphoning device to drain the gas from your gas tank.

You can remove the back seat using a socket and ratchet to loosen the bolts. You will find the bolts on the opposite side of your seat, near the base. To lift the seat safely, you will need to have assistance.

  • Find the fuse panel underneath your car’s bonnet, and then remove it with your hands.
  • Take out the back seat and remove it by removing the bolts from the socket using a wrench and lifting the seat up with your hands.

You can remove the wiring harness from the connector by gently pulling on it. The rubber grommet will need to be detached using a flat-head screwdriver. With a socket and a wrench, loosen the cover of the fuel tank. Use your hands to pull out the wires from the grommet. Rubber hose plugs can be used to cap the hoses.

  • Take out the wire harness and pull it off the connector. Then, use a flat-head screwdriver to remove the rubber grommet.

The fuel filter can be removed by reaching directly into the tank. Two adjustable wrenches are used to remove it. One on each side. The fuel filter can be identified by the filtering paper cartridges.

Next, install the filter. Then follow the instructions in reverse. When you are done, refill your gas tank.