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I can not find the fuel filter on my 1998 ford escort, i shave spent all day looking for it, if anyone knows where it is please tell me

I can not find the fuel filter on my 1998 ford escort

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The fuel filter is located on the drivers side of the firewall underneath the brake master cylinder. It is easiest to get to it from underneath the car.

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