Fuel filter on 99 Caravan

Reply

  #1  
Old 12-18-04, 12:57 PM
ridelikehell
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Fuel filter on 99 Caravan

The girlfriends dad wants me to throw a new fuel filter on his 99 caravan; just wondering if anyone knows how difficult a job this is off hand to save me from putting it up on jackstands to find that i don't have the equipment to handle it...i've done inline fuel filter swaps before so it's not new to be just wondering how this differs...never been under a caravan before

thanks all.
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 12-18-04, 02:43 PM
Member
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 174
Gotta drop the gas tank to swap, it is in the tank.
 
  #3  
Old 12-18-04, 08:26 PM
ridelikehell
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
really? cause midas told him it was above the tank, inline?
 
  #4  
Old 12-18-04, 10:46 PM
rdn2113's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Wally World
Posts: 451
I have a 95 and changing the fuel filter is relatively simple - no jack stands needed. Of course, Dodge may have changed the location of the filter on the 99. On the 95, it's inline, underneath the van on the right-hand side, about midway between the right front and right rear tires, under the passenger side sliding door.

The filter is attached by two clamps on either end - very easy to remove and replace. Tip: make sure you have a container under the filter before removing it to catch the small amount of fuel that will leak from the line and filter.
 
  #5  
Old 12-19-04, 01:52 AM
Member
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 2,538
it is above the gas tank as you were told it isnt that hard to change you will have to remove one of the gas tank straps I believe it is a 15 mm bolt and has a bolt holding the filter on to the tank that is 10mm if i remeber correctly the fuel filter uses quick release fittings that can usually be released by hand but a pair of needle nose pliers helps sometimes to get the clips released. so if you have a metric socket set , ratchet, extension, and jack and stands you shouldnt have any problem changing the filter.
 
  #6  
Old 12-19-04, 05:58 AM
Member
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 174
My '99 Voyager, it was in the tank, yes, il-line with the pump, I had to drop the tank as I also changed strainer sock.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes