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Fuel pump already changed fuel filter, how do i know if my fuel filter has gone bad? whats the average fee for replacement?

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I have a 95 thunderbird and i can tell you that the fuel pump is probably the most labor intensive on any vehicle since you have to remove the driveshaft and exhaust to remove the fuel tank. a shop will probably charge you $500 to $1000 to replace it.

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If you have more questions, let me know.
Regards,

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