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Is changing the fuel filter in an S80 hard for a DIY?

Old 03-13-2009, 09:21 PM
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Default Is changing the fuel filter in an S80 hard for a DIY?

I am somewhat handy with the tools and my father in law was a mechanic at trade.

My S80 has 97K on it and was wondering what I should do on this next oil change? I thought air filter, but then thought about plugs and fuel filter?

I hate to drag it to the dealer as I am afraid it will cost $500 to do the above! OUCH!

Is changing the plugs and fuel filter a tough job or can an average joe do this themselves? Any links to fuel filter changes?

Old 03-13-2009, 09:31 PM
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They are both very easy.
Old 03-14-2009, 11:06 AM
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The fuel filter is located directly in front of the passenger rear tire, and has a rather large clamp around it secured with one bolt to the chasis. The lines going into the and out of the filter had a quick disconnect type fitting. You can buy a Haynes manual that was published in the UK for ther V70 & S80 5 cylinder models that can show a few pictures of it. The ISBN number is 978 1 84425 263 3. I got mine through IPD. Thrie product number is 9L4263/Haynes Man V79/S-80 98-05 I paid $27.95, already saved big bucks just by having some direction.
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