1999 Chevy Malibu Replacement Fuel Filters – CARiD Chevy Malibu 1999, In-Line Fuel Filter by Hastings®. This filter is designed to protect fuel system components, such as injection pumps and injectors, from damaging contaminants, including water, bacteria, non-combustible materials,.. Trying to change a fuel filter on a 1999 Chevy Malibu LS Jul 24, 2011Trying to change a fuel filter on a 1999 Chevy Malibu LS. 3. Flare nut on right side of filter came apart no problem. Cannot get filter out of quick dissconnect. This is a black plastic fitting with three tabsht a tool at parts store don't seem to work. Don't want to break fitting.