The other location some people have said on this forum is that it is on top of the gas tank. I was about to give up and decided to give it one last try. How can i determine if it is a problem with the fuel pressure regulator, fuel pump or sensor? Should help with removal next time too. I can't find it in any of the online parts stores, but do remember the mechanic telling me that it is a motorcraft part only. Replaced the fuel pump, still dont think im getting proper fuel pressure. Its the same as pulling the relay. I litterally have sore hands, i tried the tool you have but there was not a small enough size on it, i went and got the plastic clips and still cant get it.
Truck may run and stall or not run at all. Only the passenger side is really necessary. Since 1886, Bosch has developed innovative products—including spark plugs, starters, brakes and steering system parts—for the automotive aftermarket. My question is what is the component called that bolts on two torx bolts to front of the fuel rail, and has a small-diameter vacuum line coming of the top of it? I really dont know what to do now other than cut the lines and replace them. The amount of fuel spilling from the fuel line will be less if you crank the engine after removing the fuel pump motor fuse. Your experience may be different depending on model and year.
No tune-up ever, all original engine equipment including fuel and ignition systems components. Thanks for the help guys! Buy now and replace that failed original part! I only put this fuel filter on 2years ago and have no idea why its stuck on. An excessive amount of gasoline is sent to the engine, meaning you spend more on fuel than you need to. It runs from the fuel filter to the engine I suppose. Look inside the frame rail just forward of the fuel tank. It seemed to happen after getting gas at Delta Sonic.
When I didn't try to force the release tool, they lines came loose quite easily. I suspect the black thing you're referring to is the flexible loom that prevents abrasion of the fuel line. That's what I mean, everyone says relieve the pressure but there doesn't seem to be a set way. Once open gently push the 2 ends up to release the filter. If you do own a fuel pressure gauge, this is the test for you. Is there a fitting where the flexible hose changes to rigid? The dealer might have added some retail markup to the actual cost. One reason auto manufacturers use metal lines is to reduce fuel vapor emissions.
So hopeing now fuel injection cleaner will fix it. It's kinda like a upside down U. Use a block of wood if you have to. Checked the fuel injecter wire harness for power didnt use a noid light. How many do you have and when was the last filter change?? Also where is the fuel pressure regulator located at on this vehicle? I have Pictures - but cant figure out how to post them. Don't risk being unable to start your vehicle just because you have a faulty Ford Explorer fuel pump on the inside. I cut the metal line by the other clip in the engine bay exposing the metal line, put 2 fuel injection clamps there onto a 4ft fuel injection hose and 3 fuel injection clamps on other end attached to fuel filter.
Then I did what I always do to feel better about the busted knuckles and hard work I just put in - I poured the contents into a water bottle. I'm confused Don't worry about relieving pressure, I changed mine 30 minutes after I drove it. They rarely fail and upgrades are uncommon. It's the lack of room to work and our big manly hands that get in the way. I don't remember what the fuel filter end looks like. If you look close you'll see the 2 red inlet lines.
This is not fun since there is little room and you are on your back. There is the pics of it. This goes over the filter tube and slide under the hose connection. Some people say that is is located under the passenger seat which is a typical location for Ford products I see a panel that is covering the fuel lines but there doesn't seem to be a filter behind it unless I am blind. As for the shut off.
On the majority of the vehicles covered by this tutorial, the inertia switch is located below the right side of the instrument panel, behind the trim panel. Disconnect the outlet line going to the engine by sliding the disconnect tool over the filter where it connects to the fuel line. I have three different types one plastic and two metal for various sizes and none of them work well. You pull the carpet back and will see a little black box with a red button, slide a screw driver underneath the button and pop it up, then let the truck run until it dies to release the fuel pressure in the lines. We have worked hard to design a site that caters to everyones Ford Explorer Fuel Filter needs. Slide the tool into the fuel line and disconnect the internal clips securing the line to the filter.
Look for fuel lines and then you'll find it. It has a red plastic clip that needs to be undone. We're here to help you find that perfect Fuel Filter for your Ford Explorer. Replace relay Start truck and check for leaks. My suggestion is go to a salvage yard for a used one or the dealer for a new one. I order them online and have them shipped. This means that it's always a good idea to check and reset the inertia switch whenever testing the fuel pump.
Good post, pics are always great. How will removing the gas cap remove pressure in the fuel lines? I just got done with it so here it goes: First off, this was done on my 04 Explorer 4. Pulling the relay seems easier - my. Don't know how it got so filthy that quick or fuel pump could of died that quick. Checking The Fuel Pump Inertia Switch Your 4.