fuel filter replacement '93 f-150

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Old 12-28-05, 03:02 PM
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fuel filter replacement '93 f-150

I'm trying to replace a fuel filter on my '93 f-150 (5L). I've followed the proceedure for relieving the fuel pressure found in a repair manuel I have. I was trying to seperate the fuel line from the existing filter & having a hard time. It appears to be a simple "push connect" fitting but I pulled on the line and filter with quite a bit of force with no result. If anyone has done this and can help I'd really appreciate it. Maybe I just need to pull harder but I was afraid to damage something. - thanks.
 
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Old 12-28-05, 03:06 PM
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Fuel filter

Just finished my post asking for help when I notice yours, I'm not any type of expert in this field but I did have an 93 F350 and I replaced the fuel filter. I had to go to my local auto parts store and they sold a special wrench to do this job which made it much easier than the way I was trying to go about it. Hope this helps some..
 
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Old 12-28-05, 05:23 PM
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yes, there are special tools made for this job. You have to release the inner locks before you can pull the lines off the filter.
 
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Old 12-29-05, 04:49 AM
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Thanks for your help.
 
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