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2003 Sienna - where is the fuel filter?

Hello All, I have a 2003 Sienna which has failed to start a couple of times now. When it fails, it turns over, but does not start. If I wait a half hour or so, it starts and runs fine. I'm thinking the fuel filter needs to be changed, but I can't find it on the vehicle. I have crawled all over underneath and looked under the hood, but I can't find it. I've asked a couple of parts houses where it could be located, but to no avail. The Internet has not been much help either. If anyone knows where the fuel filter can be found on this vehicle, the info would be greatly appreciated. Matt Where is the fuel filter kept on a toyota curren 1994

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To my knowledge after 2001/2, Toyota no longer uses an external fuel filter on their Sienna models, all the fuel filters are incorporated with the fuel pump inside the tank. Should your model still have an external fuel filter it would be underneath the air filter assembly. You could verify by following the the fuel line/hose.

Additionally, you may want to have your car's computer codes scanned/read, there may be indicators/errors. Depending on the errors/code displayed, they may be causing your intermittent starting which could be anywhere from the O2 sensors to the two A/F sensors or entirely something else.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

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