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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-23-2010, 06:59 PM Thread Starter
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Fuel Filter Replacement 2008 Ls

Hi I am new to the site, I have a 2008 bare bones ls 2.2 cobalt. I have searched the how to's on fuel filter replacement and everybody says its located under the passenger rear by the rear suspension. I have looked everywhere under the car and there is no visible fuel filter, has anybody changed one out on an 08' is there even an external filter on an 08' I cant seem to find this info anywhere on the web
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2.0's, & 2.2's are located on the sending unit inside the gas tank. 2.4's(Sport & SS) are located where you mentioned............
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Mine's by that black "box" right near the center of the picture.




You don't happen to have a Cali car, do you? Those don't have replaceable filters...

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2.0's, & 2.2's are located on the sending unit inside the gas tank. 2.4's(Sport & SS) are located where you mentioned............
sorry but you're wrong. 2.2s and 2.4s have it where is was mentioned. im not sure if the 2.0s have it internally

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Yea the fuel filter is in the same place on all Cobalts. Me and a buddy replaced both of ours this weekend. Its only a 15 min job tops and you need a special tool to get the fuel line out of the filter.

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Yea the fuel filter is in the same place on all Cobalts. Me and a buddy replaced both of ours this weekend. Its only a 15 min job tops and you need a special tool to get the fuel line out of the filter.
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All except Cali cars.
Where is it on a California car and what kind of Tool do you need.

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Where is it on a California car and what kind of Tool do you need.
It's in the gas tank.

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Ok so nothing external to change?????.

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No. You have to pull the tank to change it.

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