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Nissan Primera (from 1990 to 1992, the year of issue)

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Nissan Primera
Routine maintenance and servicing
The routine maintenance schedule
Current Care
General information on setting up
Check of levels of liquids
Checking the status of the tire and the pressure therein
Replacing the motor oil and oil filter
Check the fluid level of steering hydrostrengthening
Checking automatic transmission fluid
The rotation of the wheels
Check and replacement of hoses of the engine compartment
Check the status, tension adjustment and replacement of belts
Check and adjust the idle speed of the engine and the level of CO
Checking the status of the battery, care it and gymnastics
Check and replacement of spark plugs
Check and replacement candle explosive wires, distributor cap and slider
Checking the oil level in manual gearbox
Check and adjustment of backlashes of valves
Checking and lubricating the throttle actuator rod
Replacing the air filter
Check the fuel system
Check the functioning of the cooling system
Checking the exhaust system
Checking the suspension components and steering
Check condition of protective covers of power shafts
Check the brake system
Check and replace wiper blades
Transmission Fluid Replacement
Drain, rinse and refill the cooling system
Replacement of the fuel filter
Changing gear oil manual transmission
Cooling and heating
The power supply system and exhaust
Electrical system motor
Manual transmission, differential and the main transfer
Automatic Transmission
Coupling and power shafts
Suspension and steering
Onboard electric

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Replacement of the fuel filter

Every two years or every 40,000 kilometers (whichever comes first)

Gasoline is highly flammable in, so when working with any components of the fuel system must take special precautions. Do not smoke and do not go near the place of work with open flames or unprotected moving the shade. Do not perform such work in the garages equipped with heaters powered by natural gas (such as water heater, dryer, and so on. N.). The working area should be well ventilated. If any gasoline spills on your skin, immediately rinse it off with soap and water. When carrying out any work on the fuel system put on goggles and keep a fire extinguisher.


  1. On models with the fuel injection system, relieve the pressure in the fuel system (see chap. Power supply system and exhaust).
  2. The fuel filter is located in the engine compartment bulkhead or under the car near the fuel tank.
  3. On some models, the filter is positioned in such a way that when you disconnect the fuel hose can flow directly to the electrical connectors. Therefore, for safety reasons before starting work, disconnect the negative battery cable.

If your car radio is equipped with theft protection, make sure that you have typed the correct code before disconnecting the battery.

  1. Place a vessel under the fuel filter or pieces of cloth to collect the spill fuel. If you have a suitable hose clamps, secure their inlet and outlet hoses.
  2. Disconnect the hose and take the screws / nuts of the bracket, and then remove the filter and, where available, the assembly bracket.

To replace the fuel filter, disconnect hose (A), and then give a nut (B) and remove the filter from the bracket (shown for models with fuel injection).

  1. Remove the filter from the bracket.
  2. Install in reverse order. Make sure the filter arrow pointing in the direction of fuel movement.

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