ok heres the deal
just changed mine about a 30 min process level 1 job
16mm,& 20 mm, open end wrenches (2) for line fittings
(1) 15 mm socket and a ratchet with a long exstention. for bracket bolts
drip pan ,1 rag, safety glasses !!!
replacment fuel filter
** (I used a Deutsch #FF504) the AC delco I took off semed to heve a bent input probobly to make line install a bit easyer but the new one was no problem
set emergincy brake
losen the gas cap to relieve pressure
went undr the hood relieve pressure at nedele valve on driver side, under vortec cover no need to remove cover, its out in the open
(yellow cap) see links above for more info.
clean fittings to remove gunk or contaminants, mine was clean
losen both fittings while still in bracket drain about a 1/4 (cup no high pressure spry noted)
lossen bracket and remove lines & filter. check O rings on lines
drain fuel from old filter remove from bracket. insert new filter in bracket (check flow direction is correct)
install lines back on (do not cross thread!! it takes some work to get them on correct) install bracket bolts (2) one of those is a PITA
tighten line fittings
intall gas cap back on turn on ignition to accesssory only for two seconds then turn ignition back off (check for leaks) !!!!!!!!!!!
turn on engine let idle
to feel good about saving 50 some odd bucks
real easy job
it took me longer to write this than it did to change the filter