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Uninstalling and installing fuel filter

I'm trying to change the fuel filter on my 2001 Ford E-250 Econoline Van but I'm having trouble taking it off. Can you tell me what tool or what I need to take it off with. Thanks

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Fuel line tool. Can be found at any auto parts store. There are muptiaple sizes, so if you get a single one, make sure it's for your vechile. However, most tools come with all proper sizes. Once you have the tool, you slip it on the line, with the long end, you'll see what i mean, towards the filter. Push in and twist, while doing so pull line and filter away from each other. Line should pop right out. There might be some metal clips on the filter and line to keep them connected as a precaution. Those have to be removed to get the tool in proper area. A little note for you, I've worked in auto shops and I hate chaning the ford fuel filters. They are a pain in the but. Plain and simple. See, dirt can get up in where the tool goes making it harder to get line apart. Do you plan on keeping your vechile for a while? If not, is it worth paying for the tool just for this one use? I'm just saying think it over.

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