Here is the location of the filter.
The fuel filter is located on the underbody at the forward edge of the right-side of the fuel tank.
It is possible that the fuel filter may be restricted enough to cause a problem with starving the engine for fuel, however it is much more common that the fuel pump itself may be failing. The only true way to verify this, is to pull the filter and inspect it for flow, and run a fuel pressure test on the fuel pump.
INSTALLATION NOTE: Plastic retainers must be replaced when fuel lines are disassembled. Install new retainer into female cavity. Care must be taken to assure that the locking tab is centered in the window of the female cavity. Firmly press tile female connection onto the male end until a click is heard, then pull back to confirm engagement.
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The instructions I sent, simply explain the safety procedures to remove the system pressure prior to removing the filter to avoid a high pressure spray of fuel during replacement.
After the new filter is installed, simply turning on the key as explained, will re-pressurize the system as the fuel pump turns on.