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  • avatar rottiguy76 02/23/10 9:32 pm PST

    I believe on the 04 -06 MY, the filter is forward of the fuel tank on passenger side of truck behind a black plastic/metal sheild. There should be two thirteen millimeter bolts holding this sheild on. One in the frame the other is on the crossmember for the transmission. Once you get the sheild down there will be two eight or ten mm bolts holding yet another sheild and the filter. This particular filter has three lines on it. Be careful when releasing the plastic lock tabs, they can be tricky. As previuosly mentioned, make sure you relieve the fuel pressure before you release the lines from the filter. Have a rag ready also!! To relieve the fuel pressure, remove the fuel pump fuse and run the engine until it dies. Try to start the engine until it wont start. You should be safe to remove the lines now. Good Luck! Wear eye protection!

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  • 0patience 02/22/10 8:55 pm PST

    You will need a connector release tool for your vehicle. These filters can be a pain to change out, especially if you are in an area where there is a lot of road salt.

    It should be mounted forward of the fuel tank.

    It's best to get a manual or AlldataDIY subscription to see how the quick release tool works. Or your local parts store can show you the tool.

    Make certain you have relieved the fuel presure before attempting to pull the fuel lines from the filter.
    Also, make sure that you don't damage the quick release spring in the fuel line.
    They make kits for when the quick release spring gets damaged, but they are a royal pain to repair.

  • rottiguy76 02/23/10 9:32 pm PST

    I believe on the 04 -06 MY, the filter is forward of the fuel tank on passenger side of truck behind a black plastic/metal sheild. There should be two thirteen millimeter bolts holding this sheild on. One in the frame the other is on the crossmember for the transmission. Once you get the sheild down there will be two eight or ten mm bolts holding yet another sheild and the filter. This particular filter has three lines on it. Be careful when releasing the plastic lock tabs, they can be tricky. As previuosly mentioned, make sure you relieve the fuel pressure before you release the lines from the filter. Have a rag ready also!! To relieve the fuel pressure, remove the fuel pump fuse and run the engine until it dies. Try to start the engine until it wont start. You should be safe to remove the lines now. Good Luck! Wear eye protection!

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