Re: Fuel Filter
"CJB" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "Big Al" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> "David M" <NOSPAM@nospam.com> wrote in message
>>> On Wed, 01 Feb 2006 16:00:13 -0800, Robbie rearranged some electrons to
>>> > I want to change out the fuel filter in my 1995 F-150 4x4. I noticed
>>> > that the filter has a clip on each end. Do you remove the filter by
>>> > removing the clips and pulling the gas line off of each end. I would
>>> > appreciate any help or advice.
>>> You need the release tool. A few bucks at any auto parts store.
>>> David M (dmacchiarolo)
>> From what year on?? On my 2000, you can pull the clips out with a needle
>> nose pliers. The new filter came with the clips.
> Exactly. If it has two plastic clips, just take them out and the lines
> will slide off the filter. Usually the new filter includes new clips. If
> your filter doesn't come with clips, you probably want to get some. I
> have reused those clips, but I've also had them break when removing them.
> Nothing more frustrating than having to go back to the parts store for a
> twenty-five cent part.
Be advised, even with the correct tool, those little clips can be a real
pain in the ass to remove...