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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fuel Filter
If your car is hard to start, experiencing engine performance issues, or has the Check Engine Light on, you may need to replace the fuel filter.
Which Filters in My Car Can Be Cleaned Vs. Replaced?
Car filters clean the air and fluids in your car interior and engine. You can clean the air filter, but you always have to replace the oil filter.
How Long Does a Fuel Filter (Auxiliary) Last?
The fuel tank of your vehicle is where all of the gas that you put in your filler neck goes. Over the years, this tank will start to pick up a...
How Long Does a Fuel Filter Last?
The fuel filter in your vehicle helps deliver clean gasoline to your vehicle's engine while...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fuel Filter (Auxiliary)
If your car is hard to start, developing engine performance issues, or has the Check Engine Light on, consider replacing the auxiliary fuel filter.
What Does the Fuel Filter Warning Light Mean?
The fuel filter check engine light warns you when your diesel fuel filter is full, and needs to be emptied to avoid engine damage.
How to Change a Fuel Filter
Changing a fuel filter can be challenging, as you may need tools specific to the fuel line fitting of your vehicle.
How to Buy a Good Quality Fuel Filter
Fuel filters can be considered the final defense to block particles that may be in the fuel from reaching and damaging the engine. Both high-pressure fuel injected systems with either diesel or gas...

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Coast Replacing a fuel filter and a fan a fuel pump in 2002 Buick Regal
Hi...both of these services are available. To obtain an exact quote for the fuel pump replacement, please click on "Get a Quote" at YourMechanic's fuel pump replacement service page. Similarly, to get an exact quote for the replacement of your...
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Help figuring out what hose i need for 2003 Ford focus
Hello, thank you for writing in. Unfortunately, the picture you tried to add did not come through. If you are trying to find a particular part, you will want to determine what it does first. Since you are dealing with...
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To replace a fuel filter or not ? Vehicle had no fuel when bought; added fuel & it started, but should the filter be changed...
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your head is in the right place. While gas these days is held to some better standards, its very possible to collect debris in the tank over time. Considering the mileage on the vehicle,...
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Car slows down while accelerating
You should first replace the fuel filter and road test to see if engine runs better. If problem continues then test and replace the fuel pump.
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Bad gas was put in the van, 3 premium tanks later I'm still having issues with the van stalling.
Depending on what your fuel was contaminated with you may have clogged the fuel filter and may have even clogged the injectors. You should go through one more tank and use some drygas to make sure you got rid of...
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I have a ford ranger 2001 can I use a 1999 fuel filter on it?
You will need to verify the fuel filter matches the outside dimension with the filter you purchased. There was a filter change in mid year so you may have the wrong filter you purchased.
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My car been leaking gas my tank is on my passenger side but gas leaking on my driver side
Leaking gasoline is a fire/explosion hazard so be sure to have this leak repaired at your earliest convenience. In the meantime, be sure not to park in a confined space, such as a garage, because gasoline vapors could accumulate and...
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Fuel pump filter replacement cost
Hello. There are two fuel filters on your particular vehicle. One is mounted on the bottom of the fuel pump inside of the fuel tank and another one should be mounted on top of the fuel tank. The fuel filter...
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Fuel line pressure relief.
The fuel pressure can be relieved by disconnecting the fuel relay or inertia switch and letting engine run until it dies. Then try to crank the engine several times to make sure it is no able to start. Then you...
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Fuel filter location - 2006 Ford FOCUS (South Africa model)
Hi there - your mechanic was being straight with you. The fuel filter is attached to the fuel tank on the S. African models, with a seal in between the filter and tank. Getting a proper fit on re-assembly in...
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Having starting issues on my 2012 Chevy Malibu 2LT.
Hello. Your particular make and model does not have a serviceable fuel filter. The fuel filter it has is on to the bottom of the fuel pump, known as the fuel strainer. To replace the fuel filter the fuel pump...
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Doesn't stay running when I hit 35 mph.
Hello. We will be happy to assist you. The vehicle cutting off will likely be related to a couple of things. Weak fuel pressure (could be caused by a faulty fuel filter or fuel pressure regulator) bad crank position sensor,...
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fuel filter
Hello. We will be happy to assist you. There are are a few things that I recommend a technician inspect. Fuel should have been inside the filter once you removed it. A test must be done to see if the...
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Bonjour j'ai une voiture vw amarok 2011 2.0 TDI le code de défaut p0087 mes je trouve pas la panne. Merci de votre réponse
Hola. El código P0087 aparece cuando el sistema de combustible ha perdido presión de combustible y el sensor de presión de combustible lo ha recogido. Revise el filtro de combustible, las líneas de combustible para ver si hay una restricción,...
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Truck runs great until I get around 2,000 rims, then it starts missing and cutting out until I get below 2000 rpms
Hi there. The fuel filter could be plugged up causing the demand for fuel flow to drop making the engine starve for fuel when running at a higher speed. Check the fuel pressure on the fuel rain and run the...
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Hi I had a misfire in cylinder 2 today. I had replaced the ignition coil and spark plugs of the front 3 cylinders after the plugs
If the car sat for a year with fuel in the gas tank, that fuel has oxidized and created gum, varnish and other solid contaminants that have plugged up the fuel filter and the fuel injectors. The fuel filter is...
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I have a 1997 dodge ram 1500. It is not getting up to speed and acts like it has no power.
Hi there. Check the fuel pressure on the fuel rail and see if there is at least 30 psi. If the fuel pressure is low, then either the fuel filter is plugged or the fuel pump is not producing enough...
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I have an 03 Kia Reo. Spark plugs have never been re-placed. Car is sputtering when I start to excellerate and has issues going up
The spark plugs and engine air filter on the 2003 Kia Rio should be replaced every 30,000 miles. The fuel filter and the timing belt should be replaced every 60,000 miles. It would be best to perform all of this...
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How to change a fuel filter in a 2005 Nissan Quest?
Hi there. The fuel filter is part of the fuel pump, so if you are wanting to change the fuel filter, the fuel pump must be changed as well. The fuel pump is located in the fuel tank and the...
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Where is the fuel filter located on my 2011 Volvo c30
Hello, thank you for writing in. The fuel filter is located on the driver's (left) side of the vehicle. It will be inline, so finding a fuel line and tracing it should help you locate the cylindrical filter. It will...

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