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Where is the fuel filter located on a 1997 Ford Escort?

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Between the engine and the firewall. If you lean over the engine and look down you'll see it. Kind of hard to change, two clips you have to pry off the ends and then replace. plus a clamp that holds it in place. Might be easier to just take it to shop. We do these in minutes, very cheaply at my shop, but could be a pain in the **** at home.

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