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How do i use the quick disconnect tool to change the fuel filter, I have the ohm little plastic clips and i have put that around the fuel inlet line and slipped the edge into the quick disconnect and pulled the inlet line and nothing

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While tool clipped into line try turning tool around to free up any dirt that might be in thee then remove to and if u can blow out with air lil pen. spary wouldn't hurt either, just work at it it'll come.also try pushing inside line in while holding tool tight to one side than pull back on inner line.

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Try doing it without the tool ,its easier

Posted on Apr 25, 2010

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  • 1Slide the drip pan under the driver side of the truck, below the driver door. Climb under with the socket set, fuel line disconnect tool and new filter.
  • 2Unbolt the fuel filter retaining strap with the socket set. The filter is located along the inboard side of the frame, below the driver seat. When in doubt, simply follow the fuel lines forward from the fuel tank until you locate the filter.
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