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Old 11-06-2007, 09:43 AM   #1
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Eh..Fuel Filter..

How would one go about finding this.. I think mine needs replacing..:)


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Old 11-06-2007, 11:15 AM   #2
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Passenger side just a little forward of your right rear wheel (obviously under the car) you'll see the fuel pump and then a little metal cylinder. Almost looks like a really tiny beer keg with pipes coming from the top and bottom except it's on it's side.. <- if that helps...

It's not a very hard thing to change... just make sure you pull the fuel pump fuse and crank her until the lines are empty.. and have a container to drain any residual fuel from the lines b/c there will still be some fuel in the lines and filter.
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Old 11-06-2007, 11:25 AM   #3
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yeah, my svtf has 75k on it and i dont know if its ever been changed
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Old 11-06-2007, 11:41 AM   #4
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i next to your back wheels under th car near the gas tank you cant miss it...ake the fuel pump fuse out of the fuse box and then start the car and and run it until it dies from fuel starvation....take the clips off of each side of the fuel filter...have a oil catch tank beneath the car with you because some fuel will come out of the lines...replace the filter noting the way the flow is positioned and replace it.. put the clips back on and reinstalled the fuel pump fuse in your fuse box and start her up!


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Old 11-06-2007, 01:14 PM   #5
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instead of pulling the fuse can't you just turn of the fuel shut off thing on the pass side under the glove box then start the car and let run till it dies.
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instead of pulling the fuse can't you just turn of the fuel shut off thing on the pass side under the glove box then start the car and let run till it dies.
you can, but the disconnect procedure is a lot more complicated. Its easier to just pull the fuse.

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Old 11-06-2007, 02:00 PM   #7
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passenger side right infront of the gas tank. really easy to do
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Old 11-07-2007, 08:27 AM   #8
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Just make sure you can get replacement clips in case you break one. Most auto parts stores carry them too.
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Old 11-07-2007, 08:43 AM   #9
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Dont know if this helps at all..

http://myfordfocus.com/how-to/fuelfilter.htm
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Loosen the fuel cap too....think I read that it will relieve any residual pressure that may have built up in the fuel tank. I did not do that and even after running the engine to empty the lines I got a nice shower of fuel down my arm. Just my .02....

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