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Change the Diesel Filter on the New Hilux (Vigo)

It is rather easy to change the dieself filter of your New Shape Hilux (Vigo) yourself. Below are links to 4 pages of the manual which explains the process in detail.

Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
Step 4

Here are the first 3 steps:
1. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL
CAUTION:
Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal to pre-
vent airbag and seat belt pretensioner activation.
2. LOOSEN FUEL TANK CAP ASSY
3. REMOVE FUEL FILTER ELEMENT
HINT:
Replacement of the fuel filter element can be performed with
the fuel filter assy installed to the bracket.
(a) Disconnect the warning switch connector.
(b) Move the clip to disconnect the hose connected to the fil-
ter outlet side.
(c) Connect a hose to the drain cock. Place the other side of
the same hose into a container.
(d) Loosen the drain cock to drain fuel (approximately 50 cc
(3.0 cu in.)).
(e) Tighten the drain cock.
(f) Using a screwdriver as a lever, loosen the fastener nut un-
til it can be loosened by hand.
(g) Fully loosen the fastener nut by hand.