Once on the scene, I let it idle for ten minutes or so and managed to get it into gear and drive it around the lot for a bit to see if I could nurse it. Repeat the procedure for the other fuel line. Is there some trick to this that I am not thinking of? Slide the drip pan underneath the fuel filter. Once the fuel is cleaned, the fuel goes out of the outlet port of the fuel filter and travels through the fuel line to the fuel injectors. Pull out on the fuel line at the same time that the tool is being pressed inward.
Also, the fuel filter is located on the driver side frame rail about even with the rear door. Insert the end of the quick-disconnect tool into the end of one of the fuel lines. Use jack stands for safety. Dealer reported it was an issue with the throttle body and possibly the throttle getting stuck wide open. Disconnect the negative battery cable and remove the fuel filler cap. After trying it a couple times it stopped firing and would crank over and over I think this was when the fuse blew. When I got there it would start but was missing bad and died after 5-10 seconds.
Seemed logical, and once I understood the problem you'll see in a second it's astounding that there haven't been more reports of this - I'm certain there will be eventually, having seen mine. Gently pull back on the fuel lines to ensure that they are securely locked in place. Loosen and remove the caliper retaining bolts. The fuel filter is mounted inside the frame rail with a metal guard over the fuel filter. It helps a lot here if you can. I think I had more of a problem removing the black cover. Be careful not to damage the lining with the clamp.
I am going to try this fix tomorrow and I'll let you know how it goes. Repeat this a total of three times before cranking the engine. Tighten the caliper pins to 16-30 ft. Find the Schrader val … ve on the passenger side fuel line going into intake manifold, remove cap and use a small pointed object to depress the valve. Wow, what a pain in the rear for such a simple job. This is clearly a manufacture defect and should be adressed by Ford Motor Company. Thanks in advance and sorry for the long winded story.
It is well worthy preventative maintenance. The corrosion was so bad in some places I could take a pencil and gently push thru the destroyed backing - was almost soft to the touch - amazing yours will look the same eventually! Check and make sure that the caliper piston is fully bottomed in the cylinder bore. There is great potential for this to lead to a very dangerous situation. Engage the retainers by gently pushing down. Attach the fuel lines to the filter until an audible click is heard from the connection. The engine light did come on during all of this, and with a local parts store just down the street, I drove it in to have them read the code. O, and make sure your keys are out of the ignition cause say if your ignition was on ,fuel would spray nonstop!! The engine warning light never went off until I took it to a mechanic the following morning.
All: I thought I would pop a new fuel filter in this afternoon. My wife's 2005 Navigator with 78k started but as she pulled out of her Costco parking spot it died and she could not get it started. Posted on Jan 26, 2010 You will need to replace the fuel sending unit. I loved the price too. I'm wondering if maybe it was a discussion that popped up in the middle of another thread.
The contact was driving approximately 55 mph when the vehicle began to decelerate independently. If I had been in left lane I would not have been able to get off roadway. I went home did a search and found this post. Location of fuel filter and lines. The 2005 exp was running rough and then hit a patch of rough starting. Thanks, I like the clean and dry method better than the spraying raw fuel method.
Please help Going to change my oil in a couple hundred miles this time with 5W-30 , and I'd rather get everything done all at once I have an 04 Expy, mine is on the left side of the truck attached to the fuel tank. This failure at this time seems to be occurring during normal vehicle operation, at random intervals. Remove the gauge and replace the cap on the pressure relief valve. Slide the flat-head screwdriver under the blue clip and pry upward until the clip pops off. Hope this is very helpful for you. This will relieve the pressure without the risk of spraying fuel. Slowly remove the gas cap from the filler tube on the gas tank.
Once the filter and hose come apart be ready to move out of the way quickly or you can get a few drops of gas in your eyes. Advance auto sells several different sizes. There is also a fuel pump relay on my 2006 anyway built into the fuse box - requires replacing the fuse box - it's also one of the several areas to investigate, though your intermittent situation makes it trickier. It is in a miserable location, I used a strap wrench to get it out. When cleaning brake surfaces, use a commercially avai … lable brake cleaner fluid. Then, turn the engine off.
The new fuel filter will need to be positioned with the arrow pointing in the same direction. Then, pull the fuel filter out of the bracket and place it into the drip pan. Mid morning they call me and tell me once again they found the problem. Oil from your fingers can severely shorten the life of the bulb. I realize the thread is dated but I believe I am going through this right now. The fitting is hanging in there pretty well. Just wanted to paint a vivid picture.