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    Default Hoe does the fuel filter come off

    I am rapidly losing patience

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    Quote Originally Posted by spennny View Post
    I am rapidly losing patience

    I Used a Screw driver to unclip them mate they are one **** of a clip use a thin screwie

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    Do you push the blue catch in ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by spennny View Post
    Do you push the blue catch in ?

    From what I remeber I think you do can you take a clear photo of the clips

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    I ended up taking mine apart in situ - made unscrewing the cap a bot trickier as I had to use a hammer and drift to knock it round, but I could not figure out for the life of me how to get the housing out of the cradle...

    Still can't to this day, Haynes was no help either....

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    There are 2 blue (or black) clips on each of the fuel line quick-release connectors - they are on opposite sides of the pipe and both have to be pressed in at the same time. If you can see one, the other will be hidden around the rear of the pipe.

    I don't know what car you've got but I think the clips are the same on the petrols and diesels - it's just they're near the fuel tank or under the bonnet respectively.

    HTH.

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