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2011 Hyundai Elantra GLS 4dr Sedan Man (Ulsan Plant)

2011 Hyundai Elantra
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
29 (est) mpg city / 40 (est) mpg hwy
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March 28, 2012, 9:55 am

Cassandra S
 

Question: Replacing the Fuel Filter

I was told the fuel tank needed to be dropped in my car in order to replace the fuel filter, which is scheduled to be replaced at 60,000 miles for my car. I was told this was going to cost a lot to drop the tank and I might as well replace the fuel pump while they're down there. Is this true? Should I wait until the fuel pump fails to do this?


March 29, 2012, 10:02 pm

Richard W
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I looked at your service schedule and I did not see that the fuel filter need to be replaced at 60k miles. Most filters these days are good till the pump goes out. So I would wiat for the pump to go out.


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May 31, 2012, 4:02 pm

Cassandra S
 

Great, thanks for the advice!


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