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Old 10-06-2009, 12:18 PM   #1
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Fuel filter replacement

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Is there special tool/ tools needed to remove and replace the fuel filter on my 2003 GT. Any tips or advice would be welcome. Thanks.

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you need to buy a plastic tool that slides along the fuel filter supply and receiving lines. You push the plastic ring down into the fuel line connection to release the fuel line from the fuel filter. After you push in the plastic ring and release the ball bearings in the fuel line you can pull off the fuel line from the fuel filter Replace the old filter with a new one, pushing lines onto filter and replacing clamps. Plug fuel pump relay back in and crank up your car.
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you need a 9/16th (I am pretty sure) line disconnect tool. Prepare to eat fuel though it sprays out so watch it lol have eye protection.
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Re: Fuel filter replacement

Heres a video showing step by step how to do it

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Re: Fuel filter replacement

however hard on live axle its 10x harder on an IRS
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Re: Fuel filter replacement

I totally agree with spector, it is alot harder on an IRS. I just unplug the inertia switch in the trunk, let it run until it dies, then change. I didn't get any fuel spraying out that way.
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Wow! I only joined Mustang Evolution about 45 minutes ago and already found the solution to my problem in your fuel filter replacement video. I can't find the "Thanks" button mentioned so I'll just say "Thanks!!!"
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its on the far right corner of the post where you found it (or who ever posted what you liked)
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Re: Fuel filter replacement

I like these install and maintenance videos supplied by American Muscle. Too bad the guy reads at a 5th grade level. On one of my cars I didnt put protective glasses on and it sprayed in my eyes. Man that sucked. I felt like Chris Farley entering my house......."OMG, my eyes are on fire".... " For the love of all, please stop the burning".
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