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Location of fuel filter

My Ford Focus is idling rough in reverse or drive but when it warms up it stops doing that. I'm trying to change the fuel filter but I don't know where its located and how hard it will be to change it. I've already changed the sparkplugs and now I'm trying the fuel filter. Any ideas would sure Help? Thank You!!!

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  • shariwilson Jan 22, 2009

    Well I got it installed last night but its still running rough, any ideas? I've changed the spark plugs and the fuel filter and now I'm at a loss. But it seems to hardly do it when it gets warm. If you have any ideas or suggestions I'd sure appericate it. Thank You



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It's uder the car. follow the fuel line from the fuel tank to the filter. It's likely on the side rail.
however, I don't think it'd the filter. It would do it all the time

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  • gerry bissi Feb 05, 2009

    i suspect it might be a bad connection at the coil pack. I had a corroded wire goin into the coil pack and bought a connector kit from the dealer. I had a CEL light come on. Are you getting a Check Engine light too?


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If you look under the car about where the back seats are there is a little cubby hole the filter sits in make sure when you install the new one the arrows are in the right position

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