When to replace the Fuel Filter on your MERCEDES-BENZ CLK
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Fuel filter : 4 year / 80000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) CLK 220 CDI (209.308), MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) CLK 320 CDI (209.320), MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) CLK 220 CDI (209.308) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Fuel Filter for CLK (C209) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: fuel filter – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209). List of the tools you'll need:
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torx bit T25
Drive socket # 5.5
Drive socket # 7
Drive socket # 10
HEX bit No.H5
Ratchet wrench
Round-nose pliers
Bulb hand fuel pump
Fender cover
Replacement: fuel filter – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Ensure adequate ventilation of the workplace. Fuel vapors are poisonous.
  • Please note: all work on the car – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Open the hood.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
    Unscrew the engine cover fastener. Use Torx T25. Use a ratchet wrench.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the back section of the engine cover. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  2. Step 5
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    Remove the back section of the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: fuel filter – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209). Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  3. Step 6
    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: fuel filter – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209). To avoid damaging the part when removing it, do not use excessive force.
    Step 7
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    Clean the fuel filter housing and the cover. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  4. Step 8
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    Loosen the fuel filter mounting. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 9
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    Loosen the fastening clamps of the fuel filter pipes. Use a drive socket #5.5. Use a drive socket #7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 10
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    Detach the tubes from the fuel filter. Use round-nose pliers.
    Replacement: fuel filter – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209). Tip:
    Be careful! Fuel may leak from the filter housing and hoses.
  7. Step 11
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    Remove the fuel filter.
  8. Step 12
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    Install a new fuel filter.
    Replacement: fuel filter – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209). Tip from AUTODOC:
    Make sure that the fuel filter is positioned correctly. Consider the fuel flow direction mark.During installation, take care to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the fuel filter housing.MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) – It's important to only use high-quality filters.
  9. Step 13
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    Clean the fuel filter housing and the cover. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  10. Step 14
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    Attach the pipe to the fuel filter.
  11. Step 15
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    Tighten the fastening clamp of the fuel filter pipe. Use a drive socket #5.5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 16
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    Press the fuel primer pump several times until it gets hard. Use a bulb hand fuel pump.
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