There are three wiring harnesses attached to a bracket on the transaxle mounting bolts to … the engine. Remove those with a magnetic tipped screwdriver to avoid dropping the screws into the nether regions of the dashboard. The bulbs pull straight out and the new ones push straight in. Connect the pressure gauge to the fuel pressure relief valve, which is on the fuel rail. Reconnect the negative battery cable and tighten the gas tank cap. The filter should simply fall away from the fuel line when the couplings are pushed together with enough pressure.
Here is the location below diagrams for your car. There are 4 electrical connectors on the right side of the instrument trim, find the release tab on each and remove. Most orders are shipped the same day. There will be approximately 12 much smaller bulb holders with a type 37 bulb. A quarter turn in a counter-clockwise direction will release the holder.
Slide the wrenchup into the fuel line on either side of the filter. Place a gas can on the ground below the fuel filter, which is near the firewall in the engine compartment. If all you are doing is replacing light bulbs, you don't have to disconnect the connectors and remove the cluster completely. Then just push the ends of the filter back into the gas lines. The starter is found on the driver side of the vehicle looking from the front of the vehicle, on the right hand side. Take the fuel filter out of the bracket.
This will allow you to remove the heat shield. Who ever got the bright idea to cold head the pivot to the motor drive arm was a complete nut and did not understand how to design machines. However on some models like mine there are not any plastic clips there are metal ones on the outside that clip onto the filter and the fuel line, with ones like this there are metal retaining clips on the inside of the line as well it will take alot of force to pull them off and you will notice how there are two or three little metal pieces sticking out of the line, with a small screwdriver try to bend them back in if you cannot you will have to buy new ones from a autoparts store orliley autoparts or advanced auto parts have them, the dorman part number is 800-017 , they are called retaining clips, without them the lines will leak like crazy and you will not be able to drive, if you give up the new lines are available at the dealer for about 100 apiece and are about 6 hours of dealer labor to put in, so be carefull if they both have the 3. The filter should have 2 or 3 plastic clips you can pinch the end of the clips together and pull the clips right out. You must jack the car up, here is a guide to help you with that. I would bet it's under there.
Use the tilt steering wheel control to move the stee … ring wheel to it's lowest position and lock there. On the left side of the dashboard, remove the small panel with the headlight and dimmer control. Then, remove the fuel pump relay from the relay pane and start the engine. Crawl underneath the vehicle from the driver's side. Apply pressure to the filter and the fuel line until the quick release tabs are engaged. Raise the Tracer's front end with a floor jack and support it on jack stands. I could do mine with my fingertips and some moderate pressure.
Fuel will spill out when you disconnect the filter. You need to turn the wrench and push toward the filter on either side. Use a rag to catch the gas and slide the tool around the gas line and push it into the sleeve on the gas line while pul … ling on the fuel filter. Hello, The fuel filter is located under the car near the rear. As you're facing the rear of the van, follow the upper, left radiator hose towards the back of the van.
Reinstall the engine air cleaner assembly. Lower the vehicle and reconnect the negative battery cable. If you can pull the filter apart from the fuel line without pushing the spring lock couplings, the quick release tabs are not engaged and the filter is not secured. Make a note where each connector went. Reconnect the lighting panel connectors on the left of the trim piece and snap it back in place with only moder pressure.
Refill the cooling system with the appropriate type and amount of coolant. Replace the radiator cap securely. Then you unclip the fuel filter from the frame under the driver side of the car. However, thesame engine for some reason used in the Maxima and Altima areinterference engines. Remove the bolts on the fuel filter with an adjustable wrench. Lift and remove the filter from the car.
These are also keyed to only fit the proper connector, but you might want to label them to avoid trial and error later on. Remove the thermostat housing and set it aside. The wrench pushes back mini clamps that grab the flange on each filter end. You might want to inspect the wiper transmission at this point. Start the engine of your Mercury Villager, and check for leaks. There will be 4 black 2 Phillips screws holding in the instrument cluster.
Here is a guide that will show you what you are in for when doing the repair. Locate the fuel filter, which is underneath the vehicle near the fuel tank. Make sure they are properly tightened so there are no fuel leaks, and that pressure is maintained at about 36 in-lbs. Once those are removed, you can carefully manipulate the cluster forward and lean it forward. Open the manual valve on the pressure gauge.