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Procedure for replacing a fuel filter on a 2003 ford explorer?

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What is the procedure for replacing a fuel filter on a 2003 ford explorer?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Lurch replied 8 years ago.

 

Here is Ford procedure (.pdf)

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REPLACE FUEL FILTER

 

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Reply to Lurch's Post: The diagram has a Pre 2003 ford explorer--
Also, the steps seem complicated for just removing the filter-
Is there a simplified version?
Expert:  Lurch replied 8 years ago.
Sorry they look complicated:
That is 2003 Ford Truck Explorer 4WD V6-4.0L VIN K Flex Fuel Repair Manual instructions & it will depend on which connectors are used, since Ford uses 3 different type.
The tools are usually available at Auto Parts Stores for (free) rent with deposit