When to replace the Fuel Filter on your MINI MINI COUNTRYMAN
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Fuel filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Fuel Filter for Countryman (R60) and other MINI models
Tools
Replacement: fuel filter – MINI MINI COUNTRYMAN (R60). Tools you need:
All-purpose cleaning spray
Drive socket # 8
Drive socket # 13
Torx bit T20
Fluid container
Flat screwdriver
Crow bar
Ratchet wrench
Wheel chock
Replacement: fuel filter – MINI MINI COUNTRYMAN (R60). Tip:
  • Ensure adequate ventilation of the workplace. Fuel vapors are poisonous.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: fuel filter – MINI MINI COUNTRYMAN (R60). Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    Open the fuel door.
    Step 2
    Unscrew the fuel filler cap.
    Step 3
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew fixing bolts of the protective cover. Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  2. Step 5
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    Remove the protective cover.
  3. Step 6
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    Prepare a container for fluids.
  4. Step 7
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    Treat the fasteners attaching the tubes to the fuel filter. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  5. Step 8
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    Loosen the fuel filter clamps. Use a flat screwdriver.
  6. Step 9
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    Remove the snap ring of the fuel pressure regulator retainer clip.
  7. Step 10
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    Detach the fuel pressure regulator from the fuel filter. Use a crowbar.
    Replacement: fuel filter – MINI MINI COUNTRYMAN (R60). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Be careful! Fuel may leak from the filter housing and hoses.
  8. Step 11
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    Loosen the fuel filter mounting. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 12
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    Disconnect the fuel supply lines from the fuel filter.
  10. Step 13
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    Unscrew the fastener of the fuel filter bracket. Use Torx T20. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 14
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    Remove the fuel filter. Put the old filter cartridge in the container.
  12. Step 15
    Install a new fuel filter.
    Replacement: fuel filter – MINI MINI COUNTRYMAN (R60). AUTODOC recommends:
    Remember, it is important not to mix up the input and output of the filter. Arrows on the filter indicate the direction of fuel flow.During installation, take care to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the fuel filter housing.Attention! Use quality filters – MINI MINI COUNTRYMAN (R60).
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    Connect the fuel supply lines to the fuel filter.
  13. Step 17
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    Tighten the fuel supply line fastening. Use a flat screwdriver.
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