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How do i find and change the fuel filter on my 2004 ford f 150 ltd pickup please

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    The fuel filter will not affect mileage. If there is no check engine light then there is nothing wrong with the engine or trans, check tire pressure, check your driving habits, do you jack rabbit from stops or change lanes allot and so on.


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The fuel filter should be located on the inside of left frame rail. It is an inline filter that may require a "quick disconnect tool" to remove. Bear in mind that the fuel line remains pressurized with the engine and key off, so take caution when removing the filter. As far as lowered fuel mileage is concerned, along with the suggestions from emissionwiz, you may try a tune up and or replacing the air filter. Hope this helps.

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