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Old 08-30-2009, 13:47   #1 (permalink)
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Fuel filter on 02 FX4

Help please, I am trying to replace the fuel filter on my Ranger. Bought the line tools to remove the filter but cannot get the lines off. I bought the set of tools and none of them will release the line from the filter. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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Old 08-30-2009, 14:10   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Fuel filter on 02 FX4

They can give a person fits. What I do is push the lines in toward the filter. Then I push the tool into the fitting end and push pretty hard at the same time pushing the line towards the filter, then I pull the line off. It takes some effort.
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Re: Fuel filter on 02 FX4

Don't use the tool! On my '02, the clips that hold the line on actually push in on the side to release! Use a small flat bladed screw driver to push in on widest part of the clip that shows-line should come right off! Believe me, I just replaced the filter AND the fuel pump within the last month!
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