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Fuel Filter is clogged. How do I unhook or remove the in line fuel filter?

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There are clips on each end of the fuel filter. make sure to relieve the pressure form the lines before attempting to remove this components. gently remove the clips or clamps form each end of the filter and, slide the filter off the ends of the lines. The fuel filter itself is held or, attached to the under body by a holding(mounting) clip. release the mount before removing from the line.

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