83-97 Mustang Fuel Filter Install
Created by Jeff Jimenez
Last Updated 5/17/2021
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How To Install 83-97 Mustang Fuel Filter
5/16 Nut Driver
Flat Head Screw Driver
- Place a drain under the filter.
- Remove the plastic retaining clips securing both lines and slide the lines off.
- Using 5/16" nut driver to loosen the retaining clamp.
Slide the filter out of the bracket.
- Install the new filter back in place and reverse install everything else.
- Use the supplied plastic retianing clips to secure the lines to the filer.
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Mustang Fuel Filter Install Replacement (83-97) FG-800A
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Published on 2013-06-21
Replacing your Mustang fuel filter should be part of your regular maintenance procedures. If you let these go to long, they will become clogged and rob you of horsepower/performance and decrease your fuel economy. Installation is simple and requires less than an hour in your own driveway.
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Removing the fuel filter is very simple
have you a drain pan in place
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and remove the plastic retaining clip
on each of the lines going in the filter
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slide the fuel lines off
grab a 5/16 nut driver
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and loosen the retaining clamp
you can slide the filter
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out of the bracket. Reinstallation is just
as easy – slide the new filter into place
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tighten the clamp/retaining bracket
slide your two hoses back into place
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and use the supplied plastic retaining clips
to retain those lines into the Mustang fuel filter
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now replacing the fuel filter on your
mustang will take just minutes of your time
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and it will help you maintain that level of
performance and fuel economy that you come to
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expect. Now for more Mustang fuel system parts
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