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Motorcraft Original Equipment Fuel Filter

Part No. FG-986B Warranty Details  

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Helps prevent stalling, poor starting and potential engine failure. Improves vehicle performance by ensuring a uniform fuel flow. Blocks impurities and contaminants in your fuel or gas tank before they can enter your engine or clog your injectors.

Product Features:
  • Removes 90% of particles 20 microns or larger
  • Connector and support washers are brazed for enhanced durability and strength
  • 300-series stainless steel case provides excellent corrosion resistance
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Inlet Size (Inches):0.3125
P.S.I. Rating:150
Primary or Secondary:Primary
Outlet Size (Inches):0.3125
Material:300 series stainless steel
Inlet Style:Push connect
Fuel Type:Gasoline
Outlet Style:Push connect
Micron Rating:8
Diameter (Inches):2
Length (Inches):7.16
Mounting Style:Various
GPH (Free Flow) Rating:45

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MotorcraftOriginal Equipment Fuel Filter
 
4.5

(based on 48 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (25)
  • Durable (22)
  • Lightweight (8)
  • High-performance (6)
  • Versatile (6)

Cons

  • Incompatible (4)

Best Uses

  • Trucks (16)
  • Small cars (13)
  • Large cars (10)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (6), Auto enthusiast (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (18), Truck enthusiast (14), Casual driver (11), Mechanic (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (37)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

5 minute change

Simple to change. Push clip toward filter and down and pull filter. I changed it in less than 5 minutes. Remember to pull the fuel pump fuse before and turn key to accessory...Read complete review

Simple to change. Push clip toward filter and down and pull filter. I changed it in less than 5 minutes. Remember to pull the fuel pump fuse before and turn key to accessory several times to prime the filter and fuel system(purge the air from the line) before you start the car after you change the filter.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not all in box.

I feel there should have been replacement clamps for the up-scale cost. Should have been basic directions. As a Gov. purchasing manager will not allow purchase and go for less costly brand.

I feel there should have been replacement clamps for the up-scale cost. Should have been basic directions. As a Gov. purchasing manager will not allow purchase and go for less costly brand.

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5.0

OEM fuel filter

By 

from Port Orange, FL.

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • As adv

Cons

  • Non

Best Uses

    Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment Fuel Filter:

    None

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    • No

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    5.0

    Original Equipment Fuel Filter

    By 

    from Milton,PA

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • High-Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Trucks

      Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment Fuel Filter:

      Great product, It was the original motorcraft part for my truck, Was a little tricky to take old one off but that was because I didn't have a fuel disconnect tool but the new one installed very easy, Glad Advance Auto keeps my motorcraft parts in stock since I like to use original parts on my vehicles.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Buy Original

      By 

      from Clinton, MD

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      Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment Fuel Filter:

      The motorcraft fuel pump was a breeze to remove and replace. The package should have come with instructions and suggested the specialty tool suggested on the front of the box.

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      5.0

      OEM

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      from gee money,va

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      Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment Fuel Filter:

      OEM

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      5.0

      Great deal great product

      By 

      from Boston ma

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      Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment Fuel Filter:

      Great easy install

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      5.0

      Motorcraft fuel filter

      By 

      from Toledo Ohio

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment Fuel Filter:

      Ford Motorcraft fuel filter for a Focus, no problem with the filter itself, easy to install in the bracket, designed to only go in one way and the bracket only fits back onto the car body one way. This .makes it virtually impossible to install backwards unless you force it really hard

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      5.0

      SEEMS TO DO THE JOB

      By 

      from massachusetts

      About Me Auto Enthusiast

      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Large Cars
        • Small Cars
        • Trucks

        Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment Fuel Filter:

        I SEEM TO GET MY MONIES WORTH FROM THIS PRODUCT. MY F150 HAS 117K ON IT AND I ALWAYS USE A MOTORCRAFT FUEL FILTER.

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        4.0

        should include clips

        By 

        from buffalo,ny

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        Pros

          Cons

          • Difficult To Use

          Best Uses

            Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment Fuel Filter:

            product should include new plastic clips as they are prone to degrade from weather

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            (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Item

            By 

            from Lavalette WV

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

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            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Large Cars
              • Small Cars
              • Trucks

              Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment Fuel Filter:

              Keeps the fuel system clean , a lot better than buying injectors .

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              • No

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              (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great OEM fuel filter

              By 

              from Somewhere in CT

              About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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              Helpful Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Trucks

                Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment Fuel Filter:

                Great part and easy to fix

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                • No

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                • Q:

                  We're is the filter located on a 2007 ford 500 sel?
                  Asked on 12/2/2015 by Phil from Morris, n.y.

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Hi Phil, I'm glad to assist you. The fuel filter on your 2007 Ford Five Hundred should be located on the right (passenger) side underneath, in front of the tank.

                    Answered on 12/5/2015 by Solomon from AAP
                • Q:

                  How do I install this part on a 2002 ford supercab 4.6 liter engine. Do I need a special tool?
                  Asked on 9/24/2015 by Hobie from creedmoor, NC

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Hi Hobie, I'm glad to assist you. In order to install this Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter (Part No. FG-986B) on your vehicle, you will need a small fuel filter removal tool, which allows you to remove each line from filter, where the filter is attached to the line. When you insert new filter into line, it will click, so to let you know it is attached. Also, when you start, you will need a small screwdriver (flat tip) to remove bracket holding the filter. You have to unscrew your gas cap to relieve pressure in fuel line. Wear safety glasses, when you about to start underneath. When you remove each end of line from filter, a few ounces of gas will come out, so position a container just below to catch it.

                    Answered on 9/25/2015 by Solomon
                • Q:

                  do these filters come with the plastic retaining clips
                  Asked on 9/24/2015 by Randy from United States

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                    A:

                    Great question Randy, I will be happy to help. No, this fuel filter does not come with the retaining clips. The clips are sold separately if your existing ones are bad, the part number for the Ford fuel line retaining clips that are 5/16 inch (most common size) is #800-003.

                    Answered on 9/24/2015 by JJMO ASE Parts Pro from AAP
                • Q:

                  where is the fuel filter on a 2005 ford focus zx3 located?
                  Asked on 8/21/2014 by Bob from Ebensburg,PA

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Hi Bob, great question! It is located at the front right hand corner of the fuel tank.

                    Answered on 8/26/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                • Q:

                  Where is the in line Fuel Filter located on a 2008 E450 Super Duty RV Class C Sunseeker 3100 LTD? Thanks, Charlie
                  Asked on 8/1/2014 by Charlie from Glen Burnie,MD

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Sorry, I was not able to find any information on that for you. The best option would be to follow the fuel lines from the tank(s) to the engine since it is an inline filter.

                    Answered on 8/4/2014 by Anonymous
                • Q:

                  Where is the fuel filter on 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis GS, 8 Cyl.?
                  Asked on 4/8/2013 by mike from Berlin, NJ

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    With reference to your inquiry on the Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter - part# FG986B, the fuel filter on your Mercury Grand Marquis would be located under the right side of the car just ahead of the right rear wheel. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                    Answered on 4/8/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                • Q:

                  how do i change the fuel filter on my 1998 mustang gt
                  Asked on 12/9/2012 by stangman

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    With respect to your inquiry on Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter
                    -(Part No. FG986B) the installation instruction is as follows. Find the fuel-pump switch which is located in the trunk on the driver's side, under the carpet. First unplug the switch's electrical connector start the engine and and allow it to run until it stalls out to relieve the fuel-system pressure. Turn the ignition key off then jack up the rear of the car. The fuel filter is mounted under your vehicle in front of the gas tank, next to the frame. Remove the plastic "hairpin" clips, which are located on each end of the fuel filter. This is a two-part process. Spread the two clip legs about 1/8 inch apart and then push in on them. Pull on the other end of the clip to detach it from the fitting. Remove the hoses one at a time. Pull them straight off the filter, so as to not bend the connections. With a screwdriver, loosen the clamp holding the fuel filter. Remove the filter, making note of the direction it's facing. Install new one in the same direction as the old one. Most new filters have arrows on them to indicate the direction of fuel flow. The arrow should be pointing toward the front of the car. Replace both hoses carefully onto new fuel filter. Re-install the hairpin clips--be sure that the clips are attached securely. Re-tighten the clamp. Reconnect the fuel switch's electrical connection.

                    Answered on 12/9/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                • Q:

                  How do I install this item and what tools will I need ?
                  Asked on 4/5/2012 by Coach from Nashville, Tn.

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    To help you in a better manner, if you could please include the year, make, model and engine specification of the vehicle and we would be better able to assist you.

                    Answered on 4/5/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                • Q:

                  Where fuel filter on 2001?
                  Asked on 3/25/2012 by Eddie from Holly springs , nc , 27540

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    For assisting you further on the location of fuel filter, please provide the make, model and engine size of the vehicle.

                    Answered on 3/26/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                • Q:

                  2001 Ford F-150. Fuel filter replacement. Have quick disconnect tool, released safety clamps but cannot disconnect fuel lines. Opened gas tank to relieve pressure. Any advice?
                  Asked on 2/25/2012 by Anonymous

                  1 answer

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                    A:

                    Once you have removed the safety clip, slide the fuel line away from the filter so you have got enough room to insert the disconnect tool. You have to slide the filter partially out of the bracket to gain access. Push the tool in to the fuel line (away from the filter) and listen/feel for a click to indicate you have disengaged the locking device from the filter. Once you have disengaged, pull the line away from the filter. Try to move the fuel line so that it is raised to minimize fuel leakage from there as well. There is this locking device within the fuel lines. Note the "teeth." These are springs that lock on the raised flange of the fuel filter. When you insert the tool to disconnect, you are pressing in on these springs. For any further assistance please feel free to call 1-877-238-2623 and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                    Answered on 2/27/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
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