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Old 01-23-2009, 06:29 PM   #1
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help! i have tried 3 different kinds of tools to take the fuel filter off my 95 f150 and none of them have worked. can anyone give me any suggestions? I am pretty sure the fuel filter has been on there for a very long time.
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i am having the EXACT same problem right now on my '93. anyone?
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what he said -----^ just make sure you bleed off the pressure first
and make sure your mouth is closed when they pop apart
ask me how i know
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what he said -----^ just make sure you bleed off the pressure first
and make sure your mouth is closed when they pop apart
ask me how i know

...good advice! and don't have a cigarette dangling from your mouth while you do it either!
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what he said -----^ just make sure you bleed off the pressure first
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how do you bleed the pressure off?
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how do you bleed the pressure off?
Turn the fuel pumps offs, the easy way is to pull the relay. then start the engine. It will run out of gas and quit. Restart several times until it doesn't start.
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Turn the fuel pumps offs, the easy way is to pull the relay. then start the engine. It will run out of gas and quit. Restart several times until it doesn't start.

where is the relay? is there an easier method than this? i already disconnected the battery, but I guess i could restart it and follow your instructions.
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the fuse box in the engine compartment
fuse O

4th one up on the side with the relays its 20 amp
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it was a pain in the ***, but i finally got it. the truck doesn't fit in the garage, it was about -20 with the wind, and that damn filter is tucked up in there pretty well next to the gas tank. but with the right tools it finally came off. thanks everyone!
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