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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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I have a honda civic where I have enlarged the fuel filter exit areas through the bolts but high sound coming from pump
Anytime there are modifications on a vehicle from the standard component or part can cause unknown problems. When you modified the orifices in the fuel filter banjo bolts you may cause excessive volume of fuel to go through the fuel...
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Gas leaking from under/around fuel tank
Hello. Fuel leaks need to be taken seriously. You will want to look into this immediately. Is the vehicle only leaking when it is running? If this is the case its likely coming from a line or a fitting somewhere...
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There is no fuel to the fuel rail. There are error codes of p0461 and p2066. The fuel tank is half full.
Hi there. The fuel level sensor in the fuel tank has either failed or has an open in the wiring and the computer has caught this and stored the codes P0461 and P2066. You will need to remove the fuel...
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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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Where is the fuel filter on a 1992 Chrysler imperial
The fuel filter is located on the passenger frame rail. It should be located on the inside of the frame rail, typically just in front of the fuel tank.
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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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Gas consumption on my car.
Hi there. The readings that you are getting with the MAP sensor is correct. Since your vehicle is burning fuel like crazy, check the fuel filter for if its dirty. Check the injectors for if they are sticking and draining...
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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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I have a 2002 Ford Taurus SES with no manuals. WhT type fuel filter does it take.
The fuel filter should be a YF1Z-9155-CA. This is Ford part number. Any parts store will have application for the replacement aftermarket filter.
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BMW 2010 x3 fuel filter
Poor mileage has many very common causes other than dirty fuel injectors. However, if a diagnostic (that is, actual tests) suggests that fuel injectors are dirty the only way they can be cleaned is by removing them from the engine...
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Where is the fuel filter? 2002 Dodge Dakota
Hi - the fuel filter on this puppy is mounting on the top of the fuel tank, between the tank and the truck bed. REALLY painful location. That part also includes the fuel pressure regulator - hence the location as...
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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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Car cuts off when driving. I replaced the plugs, coil, fuel pump, plug wires, and the gas cap. The light came on for the gas cap.
Hi there. Check the fuel pump relay and see if the relay is working. It is possible that the relay could be getting hot or have a loose connection within the relay causing the relay to stop working from time...
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Why doesnt the truck start when changing the oil and fuel filter?
The fuel filters should of been filled before installation. You will need to bleed out all the air from the fuel system to get the vehicle to start. In the future you will need to fill filters before installation. This...
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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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What other parts do I need to have besides the throttle body and the gasket? I have already purchased both items.
Hi and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic. Before you replace any parts, get a fuel pressure tester and test the fuel rail for pressure. There should be 35 psi or more on the rail for the engine to run. If...
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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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