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wheres the fuel filter ? 85 318i 1.8L

where is the fuel filter on my model ? thanks !

at highway speeds it sometimes bogs down for just a second then comes right back, sometimes it will do it a half dozen times and then stop, afterwards it runs fine.
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on the drivers side, under the fuel tank just in front of the rear tire. really simple to install a new filter.
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nope.......not on the 318i.........it should be on the driver's side up in front by the starter.

and if she is bogging down on freeway occasionaly, i would suspect the fuel pump cutting out, but here again you need to test it.

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it's on the drivers side right in front of the rear tire, right there, just changed mine so i will check it tommorow on the highway. got gas all over the place !

took about 5 minutes including removing the clamp, i'll need to secure it to the bracket though.
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really? i was under the impression the older 318's had them up by the starter, i must be thinking of something else.......my bad.

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doesn't seem like very good place for it, it's open to any flak from the road. :
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