Mechanics

REPLACING FUEL FILTER

1997 Mercury Tracer

Engine Performance problem
1997 Mercury Tracer 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

need to know how to replace fuel filter. The car has a misfire in #4 cylinder I have replace the coil pack plug wires and now im going to replace the fuel filter what else could it be if its not the fuel filter
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Michaelonll
October 4, 2009.



Test the systems before replacing parts, will save a lot of money this way. Test the fuel pressure. If OK check vacuum system for leaks. Check PCV system for proper operation. Many things to test for a misfire code so its very very difficult to guess at a part and replace it to fix the problem. And the fuel filter is not going to cause a misfire in only one cylinder

Bluelightnin6
Dec 31, 2009.