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Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter

Part No. FG-986B Warranty  

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Motorcraft Original Equipment products are designed, engineered and recommended by Ford Motor Company.

Product Features:
  • Engineered to withstand high operating pressures
  • 300-series stainless-steel case
  • Removes up to 90% of particles 20 microns or larger
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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 (OE) Fuel Filter
 
4.3

(based on 37 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (24)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

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    (2)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (21)
  • Durable (19)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • High-performance (5)
  • Versatile (4)

Cons

  • Incompatible (4)

Best Uses

  • Small cars (11)
  • Trucks (11)
  • Large cars (8)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (6), Auto enthusiast (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (15), Truck enthusiast (11), Casual driver (9), Mechanic (3)
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    • No (27)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Fit and works great

Fit fine on my 2004 Ford F150 4.6L Truck, seems to work flawlessly. I wish it came with replacement fuel clips in case they break when removing the old one. Mine did and...Read complete review

Fit fine on my 2004 Ford F150 4.6L Truck, seems to work flawlessly. I wish it came with replacement fuel clips in case they break when removing the old one. Mine did and I had to make another trip to Advance to get the Dorman fuel retaining clips.

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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

5 minute change

By Mikey

from Orlando, FL

About Me Casual Driver

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Level 1

Pros

  • Simple To Change

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

      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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      5.0

      Exact fit

      By 69 Goat

      from Cental KY

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

        Motorcraft quality

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        5.0

        Perfect OEM replacement

        By John

        from Parker, CO

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        Level 3

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Trucks

        Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

        Great fuel filter for my 2000 Expedition. Replaced the OEM filter with ease. Direct fit.

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        5.0

        Perfect Fit !!

        By Nitronutt

        from Tulsa, Oklahoma

        About Me Auto Enthusiast

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        3 or more reviews submitted

        Pros

        • Exact Replacement
        • Great Fit

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Ford

          Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

          Great OEM replacement ! Perfect fit

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          5.0

          good product

          By gfactor22000

          from Calais Maine

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          3 or more reviews submitted

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Small Cars

            Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

            good product

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            2.0

            Not the correct part

            By Jim the runner

            from San jose, Ca

            About Me Auto Enthusiast

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              Cons

              • Incompatible

              Best Uses

                Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

                only for certain models not an exact fit

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                4.0

                Straightforward filter change on F-150

                By Mike

                from Boston

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                      Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

                      Pretty easy to change as long as you have a fuel line disconnect tool

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                      1.0

                      Wrong filter

                      By Rick

                      from Tampa, FL

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                      Level 1

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Incompatible

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

                          Unfortunately was the wrong filter for a 2006 5.4L
                          F150 flex fuel. This filter has a 5/16 line while the correct one is 3/8.
                          The web page does not list the correct filter however the store does list both filters. Had to return for the correct one.

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                          5.0

                          I would buy this product again and again

                          By Bronxx66

                          from Florida

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                          3 or more reviews submitted

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Trucks

                            Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

                            I would buy and recommend this product.

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                            (5 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Exactly like OEM. Missing clips?

                            By Steve-O

                            from Fostoria, OH

                            About Me Mechanic

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                            3 or more reviews submitted

                            Pros

                              Cons

                              • Missing Little Plastic

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Motorcraft Original Equipment (OE) Fuel Filter:

                                It's nice that the filter is the exact size and shape of the original. I noticed that the plastic quick connect lock clips were missing from the box before I removed the old filter. I made sure to be careful while removing the old ones, not to brake them. They were so brittle that they broke as soon as I touched them! Of course, it was Sunday at 8:30pm! I used zip ties to hold the pieces of the old clips in the connectors.

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                                • 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

                                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                                    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
                                • Q:

                                  were the fuel filter is located in the engine, ford f-150 v6 2000 madel
                                  Asked on 11/15/2011 by fernando from texas

                                  1 answer

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                                    A:

                                    Instructions
                                    Things You'll Need: Fuel filter, Fuel line removal tool, Flat-head screwdriver.
                                    1. Find the fuse box of your Ford F-150, located on the passenger side of the truck under the dashboard. Locate the fuel reset switch that is next to the fuse box with a red cap on top. 2. Start the motor of your vehicle and then depress the red cap by hand at the top of the fuel reset switch to stop the flow of fuel to the engine. Once the engine dies, crank the motor a couple of times to drain all the fuel pressure from the line. 3. Locate the fuel filter on the inside of the frame rail under the driver's side door. Notice the markings on the fuel filter and how it is pointing, so you can identify which way to install the new filter. 4. Disconnect the metal retaining clip by hand from the front (engine) side of the fuel filter and move it out of the way. Compress the metal fitting that sits over the front of the fuel filter with a line-removal tool until the filter comes loose, and then separate the line from the filter. 5. Separate the rear of the fuel filter from the fuel line by carefully using the line-removal tool to compress the metal fitting until it come loose, then remove the filter from the line. 6. Use a flat-head screwdriver to loosen the clamps holding the fuel filter in place. Slide the old filter out of the clamps and discard the filter. 7. Slide the new filter into the clamps with the arrows on the filter pointing toward the engine and tighten the clamp with a screwdriver. Connect the front fuel line to the front of the fuel filter by sliding the compression ring back and placing the line over the filter until the ring snaps into place, then move the locking clip into place. 8. Connect the fuel line that runs to the fuel tank by pulling back on the compression ring and sliding the fuel line over the filter until the ring snaps into place, then move the blue locking clip in place over the line. 9. Check all your connections to verify that they are set right and then depress the red fuel pump inertia switch. Turn the engine over by turning the key without starting the engine and counting to 10. 10. Check the fuel line again to verify that there are no leaks.

                                    Answered on 11/15/2011 by Steve from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  DO YOU NEED A SPECIAL TOOL TO REMOVE THE FUEL FILTER ON A 200 WINDSTAR?
                                  Asked on 3/27/2011 by MAX from DALLAS, GA

                                  1 answer

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                                    A:

                                    For help with your project, I recommend purchasing a Haynes repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts.

                                    Answered on 3/28/2011 by David the Dynamite Parts Guy from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  where is the fuel filter located on a 2000 ford f150 4x4
                                  Asked on 2/10/2011 by Anonymous

                                  1 answer

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                                    A:

                                    It's located on the inside of the frame rail about 4 feet back from the front tire.

                                    Answered on 4/14/2011 by David the Dynamite Parts Guy from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  where is the fuel filter located on 2001 Ford Windstar
                                  Asked on 2/8/2011 by TC from SC

                                  1 answer

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                                    A:

                                    The fuel filter is located under the van on the driver’s side slightly ahead of the fuel fill door.

                                    Answered on 2/9/2011 by David the Dynamite Parts Guy from AAP
                                • Q:

                                  how often should i change my fuel filter
                                  Asked on 1/23/2011 by Anonymous

                                  1 answer

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                                    A:

                                    For high mileage vehicles, replacing the fuel filter annually for preventative maintenance is a good idea for two reasons. By the time a vehicle is six or seven years old, there can be a fair amount of rust and debris in the fuel tank. Rust can be formed by moisture and condensation, and debris can get into your tank anytime you add fuel. So changing it on a periodic basis can help minimize the risk of plugging.

                                    Answered on 1/26/2011 by David the Dynamite Parts Guy from AAP
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