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Fuel Filters replacing easy to do?

Need to change out my fuel filters.. Anyone know how are hard it is, or able to do at home? Let me know!
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Need to change out my fuel filters.. Anyone know how are hard it is, or able to do at home? Let me know!
Not technically difficult, just a bit messy. Use Motorcraft or Racor replacement filters.

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Here is a tip: DO NOT be tempted to use the square 1/2" hole with a 1/2" ratchet with the upper fuel filter cap. You stand a BIG chance of cracking the cap!! Ask me how I know! LOL!!

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Here is a tip: DO NOT be tempted to use the square 1/2" hole with a 1/2" ratchet with the upper fuel filter cap. You stand a BIG chance of cracking the cap!! Ask me how I know! LOL!!
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Pretty easy task, just make sure you use Ford factory fuel filters...

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Here is a tip: DO NOT be tempted to use the square 1/2" hole with a 1/2" ratchet with the upper fuel filter cap. You stand a BIG chance of cracking the cap!! Ask me how I know! LOL!!
100% Agree!!!

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