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Mazda B4000 Fuel Filter replacement

How do I remove the fuel filter from the fuel line. One line came off fairly easily. The line comeing from the tank is very difficult and hard to figure out. This line, at its connection point has bell shaped flange thing that the nipple of the filter fit into. I just can't see how the thing comes out. Can you help me.

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Remove the bracket from around the filter, and remove the clip from the fuel line, and it should pop right off.

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I replaced the 01 Mazda B4000 fuel filter many times. The tool is ten bucks and well worth the value. Ensure you disconnect the emergency fuel cutoff switch (Inertia). Mine is located under the glove box behind the carpet. Two 10mm bolts hold it to the firewall. The lines are still troublesome to remove but with the tool the lines come off. Watch out for fuel left in the filter. Truck runs quicker now as I changed oil & filter and plugs too. happy trucking. kev

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In addition to the external clip there are three small clips inside the line which act as a backup. There is a special tool to release these.The clips catch the ring on the filter. However I was lucky to depress the inner clips by wrapping a strip of plastic or sheet metal around the fuel filter nipple, sliding it toward the fuel line and between the nipple and line. The thickness of the strip is the same as the amount the ring sticks out. Pushing this strip between was like effectively furring out the nipple enough that the clips no longer caught the ring. The strip was maybe 3/4" wide by 1" long and 1/16" thick

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