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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 also protecting the fuel injectors. Over time, though, a fuel filter can become clogged, letting less and...
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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Hey I have a 2000 Buck Lesabre and I'm having some fuel issues I think
Fuel is a possibility but so is air induction particularly the idle air control (IAC) valve. The IAC valve may be sticking which would explain the first symptom you report which is everything was great until you simply put it...
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How can I be sure its my fuel pump that went out not my fuel filter acting up
The first thing to do when it stalls is to check the fuel pressure. If the pump is bad then the pressure will be zero. If the problem is the filter then the pressure would be good but the volume...
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What causes me car to be weak when going uphill
There may be a few different reasons for a vehicle to not have power to go up a hill. You need to first determine if it is the engine or transmission problem. If the transmission is not downshifting or is...
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Cranks but no start with code C1200 and fuel pressure reading is 0.
Hi there. Check the fuel filter in the fuel line and see if its plugged. Then check the fuel pressure regulator at it controls the fuel pressure on the fuel rail. If the fuel filter and fuel pressure regulator are...
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Could you show me what it looks like?
Hi there. First check the fuel filter and see if the filter is plugged up. If your vehicle has a tank filter and not a inline filter, then check the fuel pump relay and see if it's clicking on when...
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Fuel pump
Immediately upon turning the key to the "on" position (NOT start position), you should clearly hear the fuel pump in the fuel tank momentarily "whirrr" as the pump pressurizes the fuel system. If you don't hear the pump "whirrr" momentarily,...
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Where is the fuel filtet located on 2008 Kia Rondo LXV6
The fuel filter on your Rondo is actually located inside the fuel tank and is part of the fuel pump assembly. We could make some suggestions on what else could be causing the issues, if we had a little more...
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Hard starting after replacing fuel pump
The fuel pump replacement and the subsequent hard starting might be mere coincidence. A way to find out is to request a hard starting diagnostic during which the responding mechanic will inspect not only the fuel supply system, but also...
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car won't start and no fuel pressure at rail but great at the filter
If the pressure drop exists "through" the fuel filter, then the fuel filter should be replaced. If the pressure at the exit side of the fuel filter is normal and yet the pressure on the fuel rail is essentially zero,...
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How much dose it cost to have the fuel filter replaced on my 2009 town and country mini van?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of replacing the fuel filter on a 2009, Chrysler, 300 - town and country mini van.
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My car wont crank after I installed new fuel filter
You should first make sure the fuel filter is not installed backwards. If it is then turn it around. If filter is in correct then remove it and verify it is clear. You should be able to blow through the...
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After installing 2 new sub woofers in the vehicle, there was a pop and now the engine will not start.
Hi there. It seems that the ground wires to the amplifier was not hooked up properly and shorted out either the fuel pump or an electrical circuit near the rear of the vehicle. It is best to relocate the ground...
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Where is the fuel filter located
The fuel filter on the gasoline powered cars is located inside the fuel tank. Yes, it seems crazy, but it's part of a new system that puts everything in the tank, pump, filter, regulator, pressure sensor, etc. There is a...
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On a 2008 Mercedes Benz c300 where is the fuel filter located?
Hello. The fuel filter on your vehicle seems to be inside of the fuel tank. It should be serviceable by removing the rear seat cushion. Here Is a great write up with the instructions on how to remove it and...
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91 S10 want run
Hi there. The issue could be that the fuel filter may be plugged or the fuel pump is not pushing enough fuel to start the engine. Check the fuel filter and if its old, I recommend replacing it. Then check...
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Oil is green in color.
Hi there. Diesel fuel has a green tint to it. It is possible that the fuel has gotten into the oil, but most likely the diesel will just thin out the oil. If the oil if light bright green in...
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When I try to take off the engine felt like it wanted to fall out and violently shook until the car slowed down.
Most likely the engine has a plugged fuel filter. A plugged fuel filter will cause the engine to hesitate when under harsh throttle and make the vehicle shake. I recommend replacing the fuel filter and retesting to see if the...
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Truck cranks runs a few seconds and stops.
Hi there. Check the fuel filter on the vehicle and see if its plugged up. If the fuel filter is good, then check the fuel pump and see if its working and pumping fuel to the engine. If the fuel...
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Van chugs when accelerating.
The chugging is being caused by either the fuel monitoring system (fuel injectors or throttle body injection) is metering too much fuel into the cylinders or the fuel filter could be plugged up causing the fuel system to drop in...

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