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Where is the fuel filter

My subaru is running poorly and I believe it could be the fuel filter but I do not know where to find it.

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  • Ronald_free Nov 05, 2008

    by running poorly, I mean that it is missing, it wants to die when idling. At times it runs okay but it is inconsistent. I wanted to start with the fuel filter first because that should be a fairly easy thing to try. If not the fuel filter what else could it be?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    What do you mean by running poorly



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It's in the engine compartment. I believe it's on the drivers side. It's about 5" in diameter sometimes black or silver and held by a band clamp. It will be easy to identify by the two hoses on the top of it you may even see the words "IN" and "OUT" stamped by the inlet and outlet. Hope this helps.

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