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    Escape, Mariner 2008-2009

    Removal & Installation

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    Specific to:

    Ford Escape 2006-2008

    Mercury Mariner 2006-2008

    1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    2.  
    3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
    4.  
    5. Remove or disconnect the following:

      Negative battery cable
       
      Fuel line to the fuel filter
       

    6.  
    7. Loosen the clamp and remove the filter
    8.  

    To install:

    1. Install or connect the following:

      New clips to the fuel lines
       
      Fuel filter and tighten the clamp
       
      Fuel lines to the fuel filter
       
      Negative battery cable
       

    2.  
    3. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.
    4.  

    Specific to:

    Ford Escape 2008

    Mercury Mariner 2008


    CAUTION
    Do not carry personal electronic devices such as cell phones, pagers or audio equipment of any type when working on or near any fuel-related component. Highly flammable mixtures are always present and may be ignited. Failure to follow these instructions may result in serious personal injury.


    CAUTION
    Do not smoke, carry lighted tobacco or have an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel-related component. Highly flammable mixtures are always present and may be ignited. Failure to follow these instructions may result in serious personal injury.

    1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    2.  
    3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
      NOTE
      Some residual fuel may remain in the fuel filter after releasing the fuel system pressure. Upon disconnecting or removing the fuel filter, carefully drain any residual fuel into a suitable container.

    4.  
    5. Disconnect the fuel supply tube-to-fuel filter inlet spring lock coupling.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the fuel supply tube-to-fuel filter outlet spring lock coupling.

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      Fig. Spring lock coupling tool 310-SO39 used to disconnect the fuel line

    8.  
    9. Release the fuel filter clamp and remove the fuel filter.
    10.  
    11. To install, reverse the removal procedure and tighten the fuel filter retaining clamp to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm).
    12.  

    Specific to:

    Ford Escape 2009

    Mercury Mariner 2009

    The 2009 model has a lifetime fuel filter (serviced as part of the fuel pump module).

    Hybrid



    1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
    2.  
    3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
    4.  
    5. Remove or disconnect the following:

      Negative battery cable
       
      Fuel line to the fuel filter
       

    6.  
    7. Loosen the clamp and remove the filter
    8.  

    To install:

    1. Install or connect the following:

      New clips to the fuel lines
       
      Fuel filter and tighten the clamp
       
      Fuel lines to the fuel filter
       
      Negative battery cable
       

    2.  
    3. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.
    4.  

     
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