HOW DO I REMOVE THE FUEL FILTER. I THINK IT A FACTORY PART.

  • Tiny
  • dave puckett
  • 2002 Ford Mustang
  • 132 miles

I don't think the factory fuel filter has ever been replaced, and I can't get it off the lines.

Saturday, December 31st, 2011 AT 6:16 PM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
  • Expert
  • 42,046 posts

1. Disconnect the battery. .
2. Relieve the fuel system pressure. For additional information, refer to FUEL PRESSURE RELEASE .
3. Raise the vehicle. .
4. Disconnect the filter push connect fittings. .
5. Unsnap the filter from the bracket and remove.

Fig. 19: Removing Filter From Bracket
Courtesy of FORD MOTOR CO.

Piec enclosed. You may need a special tool to release the clips inside filter.

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Saturday, December 31st, 2011 AT 7:47 PM

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