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Trying to get to the fuel filter, need to know if there is an access panel anywhere to get to the filter or would I have to drop the tank.

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Typically the fuel filter is under the rear near the tank, not in the tank. The fuel PUMP is inside the tank and would require the tank to be dropped. There is usually a sock looking device that is on the fuel pickup tube in the tank but it rquires no service. Be aware that fuel injected systems are pressurized and there is a holding pressure in that line. When you remove the filter, be prepared and bleed off the pressure as you loosen the nuts. Nothing to be afraid of, just be aware that it will happen. Fuel filters usually begin to clog around 100K.

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Im fairly sure that you have to drop the tank. but if there is an access hatch its under your rear seat.

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