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location of fuel filter on a 2002 ford explorer

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Where is the fuel filter located on a 2002 ford explorer
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Fordblue replied 11 years ago.
Hi Paul
The fuel filter is located at the top front of the gas tank. To access it you have to remove a metal heat shield that is bolted to passenger side of transmission crossmember. 3 bolts hold it on. Then you need to remove a plastic shield that is held on by 2 nuts.
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