Honda Accord I-DTEC A/T Diesel Fuel Filter Change

Accord 08-15 [CU3 & CW3] A/T models only

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    Difficulty Level:
     
    Skilled
    Removal (A/T model) of the Diesel Fuel Filter
    • Remove the fuel filter cover (A
    • Loosen the drain plug (B) by a wrench.
    • Loosen the drain plug until about 3-5 mm by a hand.
    • Connect the hose (piping diameter 6 mm), and place a suitable container under the hose to catch up the water and/or fuel.
    • Remove the fuel filter . i-DTEC CU3 CW3 Fuel Filter Element Removal and Installation.PNG
    • Disconnect the fuel heater connector (A) and the fuel filter water level switch connector (B).
    • Disconnect the quick-connect fittings (C) , then remove the fuel filter (D).



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    • Remove the outlet joint (A).
    • Hold the fuel filter housing.

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    • Attach the fuel filter wrench, and loosen the cap (A).
    • Remove the fuel filter element (B).
    NOTE: Clean inside of the fuel filter housing, if needed.

    Special Tools Required Fuel Filter Wrench 070AA-RL00200
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    Installation (A/T model)
    • Install a new O-ring (A), and the new filter element (B) to the fuel filter cap (C).
    NOTE: Coat the new O-ring with clean fuel.
    • Insert the fuel cap to the fuel filter housing. Using the special tool, tighten the cap to the specified torque.
    NOTE: After tightening, make sure the marks (D) are still aligned.

    i-DTEC CU3 CW3 Fuel Filter Element Removal and Installation-3.PNG

    • Coat the new O-rings (A) with clean fuel, then install the drain plug (B) and inlet joint (C) with the O-rings.
    • Install the fuel filter .
    • Wipe off the fuel on the floor, otherwise you will slip :Smile:
    • Turn the ignition switch to ON (II), and wait about 40 seconds, then check for fuel leakage.
    • Confirm the engine can be started.
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