In addition to improving the fuel economy of your E-150 Econoline Club Wagon, regularly replacing your air filter will put less strain on your engine. Instead, the dealership mechanic had to remove the crimped metal ends off the line and install new ones. You can trace the lines from the back of the van all the way up to the filter. You will see your fuel filter. This page contains quite a few large images. The main fuel filter is located on the left side just forward of the rear wheel on the undercarriage. I had to stop what I was doing and flush the eyeball.
You can not do it without this tool. Mount the new filter to the bracket. He also writes detailed automotive tutorials. Th … ere should be a hose retention clamp on either side of the filter that just slips off. If in doubt, check with Ford or your local dealer for assistance.
Also, don't lay right underneath the filter when you remove it, or you will have some fuel spilling on you. To replace, finish removing the shield from the filter, and replace as necessary. The filter is covered with a black plastic cover that does make it looks like part of the gas tank. The engine air filter in your 2001 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon cleans the air that enters your engine. In other words you have to remove the fuel tank to replace the fuel pump on this vehicle. Under the truck in the fuel line.
Feb 20, 2012 For fuel related problem,the help links are provided below. Give it enough slack to pull out once you are ready. See your Owner's manual for the exact location of the R3 relay, which is the Fuel Pump relay. This is what things look like before you start. Click the link below to go through its procedure:---- How to relieve fuel pressure? Remove this by squeezing it together and unhooking the small latch. The filter is located along the frame rail. You can also remove the air intake housing and reach it from there if your arms are long enough.
Gas pedal to the floor and the car slows down? The filter canister itself is clamped down by a single hose clamp which can be loosened by a flat-head screwdriver. Have those handy when removing old filter. It's a simple design but hose clamps are just so easy and everyone knows how to use them. Loosen the clamp with a common screwdriver, remove the two bolts also holding the shield to the frame and pull the shield slightly down. You will look under the vehicle from the drivers side. At this point, before you try to actually start the engine, take a good look under the car at everything you disturbed while changing the fuel filter, you are looking for the lack of leaks and for part security. There is a special clip that slips inside the fitting to release it.
The tool for changing the filter make the change out rather quick and easy. Check the left front fender apron it's stuck between the engine and inner fender apron and it's tough to undo the bottom hose. If this is a Ford thing they've lost some respect from me. Get one made out of metal at an auto supply store. If your truck is a dual tank as most are, it is located next to the midship tank, towards the top and center, between the upper and lower flange of the frame rail. With the engine still running, check the fuel filter mounted on the firewall. I was lucky and didn't cause any serious injury to myself, but it did burn like heck.
I then moved on to removing the fuel line from the inlet side of the filter. The Ford Econoline van is a popular model made by the Ford Motor Company typically used by businesses to haul equipment. Replace this filter is fairly easy. It may be a canister in a lil black canister drivers side just under driver run your fuel lines back and you will find it or a silver canister if that isn't it. Then insert the tool press in, wiggle, push in more then pull. You need to loosen two bolts, and rotate the filter towards you.
I bought two different line tools, but would not remove the filter. You are doing this to send fuel back through the emptied fuel lines, including your newly installed filter. The cover is hinged, with the cover opening so … that the cover drops to the outside of the vehicle. And yes it's a heck of a bear to wrastle down if you don't have a tranny jack or car hoist to help ya along. Here is a view of the locking device within the fuel lines. Everything that was said earlier applies here, too. Remove the keys from the ignition.