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Old 03-06-2005, 02:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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would someone have instructions or a website to describe how to replace the fuel filter? i have 180k miles and i don't think it's ever gotten a replacement. thanks
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It differs from model to model but they are normally under the left front floor pan and it's only a clamp and a couple of hose clips. Make sure the arrow on the filter goes with the flow i.e. points towards the engine
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Old 03-07-2005, 11:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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If you feel comfortable raising your car and getting under it to do the work, go for it. Otherwise, have a mechanic do it. It's not as simple as a lot of other cars where the fuel filter is in the engine compartment.
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