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Land Rover Discovery: Fuel Filter (G1879979) / Removal and Installation

Land Rover Discovery (2009–2016) Service Manual / Powertrain / Fuel System / Fuel Filter (G1879979) / Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

WARNINGS:

  • Wait for a minimum of 1 minute after the engine has stopped before carrying out any repair to the fuel injection system.
  • Avoid flames, sparks or lighted substances.
  • Place the vehicle in a well ventilated, quarantined area and arrange ' No Smoking/Petrol Fumes' signs about the vehicle.

CAUTION:

Before disconnecting or removing components, ensure the area around the joint faces and connections are clean. Plug open connections to prevent contamination.

NOTES:

  • Some variation in the illustrations may occur, but the essential information is always correct.
  • Some components shown removed for clarity.
  • Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

Refer to: Diesel Fuel System Health and Safety Precautions (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation).

Disconnect the battery ground cable.

Refer to: Specifications (414-01 Battery, Mounting and Cables, Specifications).

CAUTION:

Be prepared to collect escaping fuel.

Fuel Filter (G1879979) / Removal and Installation

Fuel Filter (G1879979) / Removal and Installation

Fuel Filter (G1879979) / Removal and Installation

NOTE:

Do not disassemble further if the component is removed for access only.

Fuel Filter (G1879979) / Removal and Installation

Remove and discard the fuel filter foam pad.

INSTALLATION

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  2. Refer to: Fuel System Bleeding - INGENIUM I4 2.0L Diesel (310-00 Fuel System - General Information, General Procedures).

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