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Replacing the fuel filter

How do i get it off and new one on a 1998 ford f-150

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    Dave C May 11, 2010

    You don't without special tools. I usually recommend that you have this done at a shop as it can be potentially dangerous and messy. My shop, and just about any other, provides a very reasonable oil change service. If someone asks us to change the fuel filter while it's in, we gladly oblige for a small additional charge. It really isn't much when you consider laying under your truck with armpits and eyes full of gasoline.

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You need line wrenches. one wrench on one fitting and one on the other. turn counterclockwise.
but considering that the fuel is under pressure,best not to mess with it .alot of fuel comes out and you need to drain it somewhere
teflon tape should be used on the replacement,but no one ever does,it's all about how fast it can be done .
those are the guys that hang calipers by the hoses.

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