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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-17-05, 12:01 AM
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Re: Fuel Filter confusion

I think you need the special tool because I needed mine on my 99 SOHC.
2000 should be similiar. It cost about $12 bucks at the auto store.DO
NOT yank on it!
I changed mine at 30K. 10K to me sounds too soon. And I don't think the
fuel filter lasts the life of the car.



 
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-17-05, 12:01 AM
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Re: Fuel Filter confusion

Ulysses wrote:
> On the "classic" Explorers (91-94) you need a special tool but I don't know
> if it's the same for your car. I was under the impression that my fuel
> filters (got 2 Explorers) were supposed to last 100K miles. I think they
> cost more like $30. I only changed one of them once so far. Ford may think
> that 100K is the life of the car ;-)
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It is after all the life of any and all extended warranties ;-)
 
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-17-05, 12:02 AM
Ulysses
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Re: Fuel Filter confusion

I think I'll go buy a couple of fuel filters next week...


 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-17-05, 12:02 AM
Kevin D
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Dang, me too...I have 125K and have never changed it. Duh!!!

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