I got my code and had it working from his directions in 3 minutes. There is a tin looking shroud that protects it. If this is so, what is the best way to get to it? It is behind a curved shield called the fuel filter heat shield. One looks like the type where a special tool is inserted around the tubing and into the fitting. Then, remove the nuts and the fuel filter shield.
You should be good to go. Raise the vehicle on a hoist. Post back hear and let us know if this was enough info and you were able to get the fuel filter replaced. Raise and safely support the vehicle securely on jack stands. There is no pressure regualtor like on older rail fuel injection systems. I have a pic and will post when i figure out how to do it.
Make sure you install the fuel pump relay. It doesn't seem possible because the lines are completely diff. You'll just need to keep your head out of the way when you pop the line off Don't break the red plastic tabs!!! This box will disappear once registered! Your new fuel filter will come with new plastic tabs, so don't be worried about breaking the old ones, install the new tabs the old ones may look okay, but having one fail is not fun. Repeat for the other end. There is the poor mans way.
Then, crank the engine for about 5 seconds to make sure the pressure has been released. Next you will need to use the special tool. If you are working on an auto still under warranty, check the owner's manual to see if the manufacturer requires certain brands be used. If it's easier you can pull the filter out of the holder before starting. If you look close you'll see the 2 red inlet lines.
The fuel filter is forward of the passenger rear wheel, undernieth the vehicle, externally connected to the fuel pump. Remove the wheel and it's easy to get to. Be sure to relieve the fuel system pressure from under the hood before you start; it's the schraeder valve on the horizontal cylinder near the dipstick. Be prepared for fuel spillage. Faulty auto parts can either decrease the driving quality or impair the overall efficiency of your car or truck, contributing to increased gasoline consumption, inferior overall performance, or greater exposure to unexpected automobile or component breakdown.
Wait for 45min to an hr. Go to Ebay and in the … search box type this number 170065810714 and it will pull up the item. Removing the fuel filter heat shield-4. It is not a very easy job and requires the white plastic fuel line separator on one end, and loosening and backing off two plastic fittings on the other end. Just disconnect your negative battery cable for a minimum … of 20 seconds and it will reset the computer.
Remove the two small bolts that hold the swi … tch assembly. From what I have been reading on this forum there seems to be some confusion on where the fuel filter is located on an 02 Mountaineer. As you may already now there is a lot of informatin here you just have to use the search feature and find it. The engine air filter in your 2003 Ford Explorer cleans the air that enters your engine. My explorer took more than one or two tries but finally came off.
Taking the gas cap off is gonna relieve the fuel pressure built up from the fuel pump? It seats at least five people comfortably and has a powerful enough engine to allow it to tow heavy things like boats and trailers. Be sure and label the inlet hose. If necessary raise the vehicle and support it securely. Thanks again Here is how the red clip works. The 1 Ford Explorer enthusiast resource on the Internet since 1996. Our great prices and well-organized site will make ordering your Ford fuel filter easy and very secure, or our excellent customer service will make ordering on our toll-free phone line just as convenient. Underneath the vehicle along the frame rail you will find the fuel filter.