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where is the fuel filter on an 01 double cab

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by ebayollis, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. Jul 3, 2011 at 6:14 AM
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    ebayollis

    ebayollis [OP] MY DIXIE WRECKED

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  2. Jul 3, 2011 at 6:26 AM
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    nevermind *facepalm*

    i thought you said oil filter
     
  3. Jul 3, 2011 at 6:41 AM
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    You think that's bad....I thought it said "fuel filler" :p
     
  5. Jul 3, 2011 at 7:14 AM
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    If you have teh V6, the filter is on the driver side frame rail, just slightly behind the driver door.

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  7. Jul 3, 2011 at 7:27 AM
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    While we're on the topic, wheres the one for the 07's? I should probably change mine out too
     
  8. Jul 3, 2011 at 7:54 AM
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    In the tank. If you have less than 200k miles, you shuoldnt worry about it.
     
  9. Jul 3, 2011 at 7:57 AM
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  10. Jul 3, 2011 at 7:58 AM
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    If you have the v6, it's a pain to get out w/ the hard fuel lines. I got frustrated and just started yanking it out, be careful you don't break anything.
     
  11. Jul 3, 2011 at 8:00 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Shouldnt be that hard at all. Disco the lines from the filter, and remove the filter.
     
  12. Jul 3, 2011 at 8:03 AM
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    Blumpkinson

    Blumpkinson Fuelled by plutonium and wild animals

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    When i did mine, the lines run pretty far into the filter which made it a pita. The rust and the fact that everytime you move it more fuel comes out didn't help either.
     
  13. Jul 4, 2011 at 8:13 AM
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    Pull your fuel pump fuse and crank engine over for a couple seconds, it will release the pressure in fuel lines. Before putting new filter on, go over the line threads with a metal brush to get all the rust off if there is any. otherwise you will have a little leak happen.
     
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