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^^^Relay Location, one of em is the fuel pump couldn"t remember i m sorry so pull em all)Once its pulled, turn the key to run position and also you should NOT hear the fuel pump element (sounds choose a whine/hiss noise). If you don"t hear it congrads you uncovered the ideal relay. Then proceed to begin the truck like normally. It might have enough reserve press in the lines come actually begin it and also run because that a second or two or may just crank for 3 seconds. Either method you just relief many the the pressure.----OR----Ive also heard you deserve to just not worry around the push as the not much volume therefore some civilization just throw a rag roughly the filter nuts and also start cracked the currently till fuel come out and also letting it drainpipe that way. I don"t like this an approach as its quiet under pressure and also spraying fuel doesn"t it seems ~ too an excellent of one idea to me and then your stuck to a fuel soaked rag lol keen under the truck with your wrenches (sorry ns cant remember the sizes) heat wrenches room the best but can be done v well fitting constant wrenches. I take place to use 2 crescent wrenches but the filter was adjusted 50K ago and we placed anti-seize top top the connections, but much more on that later.Locate the fuel filter, have to be ~ above the chauffeurs side structure rail ~ above the inside(the flex fuel trucks i have heard is different yet not sure 100% top top that)
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Its the deserve to looking thing with the plastic strap roughly it.Take her wrenches and also hold the filter still with one if trying to unscrew the other that"s ~ above the line. Be careful not come round turn off the nuts! go slowly so girlfriend don"t twist off and also break the line. Once you crack them open up gas is quiet going come come out so have a pan ready simply crack it a bit and also let the drain.Once you acquire the connections off the filter you should pop the plastic hold-down open up with the flat screwdriver so the line is somewhat cost-free to wiggle around.On mine the tank side connection the nut wouldn"t turn on the heat so I simply left it and also got the engine next to turn on the line. I just undid the front, very closely got the line out of the method and simply spun the filter turn off the tank next connection.
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On mine i couldn"t get the stupid plastic filter holder off the framework rail so I just made a cut at the top so I have the right to kinda snap that in. Helps greatly and still go its job. You have the right to kinda watch the plastic host down wherein the 3 currently come together in the picture.Compare the old through the new making certain you gained the best one
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When you walk to put the new one on take it special care that you placed it ~ above the ideal way. It should have actually a mark telling friend the direction of flow on the filter or in the filter directions if any.

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Installationis reverse of what girlfriend did to acquire the old one off. Use anti-sieze (but not also much) top top the line threads and also where the nuts rotate on the lines for this reason the next 30K + miles as soon as you need to do this again it makes it ALOT easier to do.
finishedpic, i loaded the nuts up v anti-sieze yet waterproof grease would work-related too to avoid rusting.Plug the relays ago in (or fuse) and turn the crucial to the run position but do not start.You must hear the fuel pump prime (whine hiss every little thing you want to call it) once its done check to make sure it isn"t leaking anywhere. If its not begin the truck and also let it run for a small bit make certain there"s no leaks and also whatnot.If over there isn"t her done!
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