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The fuel filter is located under the vehicle, mounted on the frame rail on the driver's side.
Disconnect the battery ground cable.
Remove the fuel tank filler cap.
Fig. 3: Remove the hoses and clamps from the filter
Fig. 4: Remove the filter strap bolt and then remove the filter
Relieve the fuel system pressure. Refer to Fuel System for the proper procedure.
Raise and safely support the rear end on jackstands.
Remove the hoses and clamps from the filter.
Remove the filter strap bolt and remove the filter.
The filter is marked for installation. IN goes towards the fuel tank OUT towards the engine.
Place the new filter on the frame rail and tighten the strap bolt to 106 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
Install and securely clamp the hoses.
Lower the vehicle and connect the negative battery cable.
Start the vehicle and check for leaks.
It is located along the frame rail.
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