There is a special tool you can get from an auto parts store. Ask them and they should be able to help you find it. The price is about ten bucks. Also make sure there is no pressure in the line. Let the car idle and pull the fuel pump fuse and wait for the car to die.
There are small springs inside the filter that require the special tool to unlock them. It takes a lot of rocking and pulling to unattach the filter from the fuel lines (even with the special tool!) Putting it back together is a snap compared to getting it apart!Mercury CougarMy 94 Cougar had the original fuel filter under the car on the passegers sidenear the door area. .
Trace the fuel lind from the tank to the engine and the filter can be changed with special tools from the parts store.
where it located the fill fiter on 1979 rx7cougar
Gasket should be included with new oil filter
near the oil filter
The fuel filter on this car in under the passengers side of the car along the frame rail.
The filter is actaully located inside of the transmission itself.....you would have to remove the transmission and tear it apart to get to the filter
Fuel Filter under PASSENGER SIDE between front and rear wheel.
right frame rail near fuel tank.
it's on air box , where the air filter. you have to turn couterclockwise to remove it.
The Mega Fuse is located from the alternator to the back of the engine, under the air filter.
What year is your cougar and also is it a V6 or a V8? This information would be nice to know :) it is attached to the engine
The cabinfilter is located underneath the plastic shield below the wipers (passengerside)on the outside of the car
According to the 1997 Mercury Cougar Owner Guide : ( Motorcraft FG-881 fuel filter ) for the 4.6 litre V8 and the 3.8 litre V6
Pull the snaps undone, on the air filter cover, underneath lies your airfilter, then remove and replace.Then put everything back the way you found it.
For a Mercury Cougar , 2.5 litre V6 engine : According to the 1999 to 2002 Owner Guides : ( Motorcraft FL-820 engine oil filter )
the oil filter is on the driver side front next to or almost completely under the harmonic balancer, best accessed from under the front
The IAT sensor on a 2000 Mercury Cougar V6 is on the back side of the filter box. On the Zetec model it is either on the Air box like the V6, or on the intake tubing running from the box to the Throttle Body.
in the truck under the carpet you can see the fuel pump hose or line. if you were to follow that you might find if.
im assuming v6... behind the radiator next to the exhaust pipe. u can only get to it from underneath
the transmission has to be spit apart in order to change the trans filter.
On a 2001 Mercury Cougar : The Mass Air Flow Sensor is between the engine air filter and the big engine air intake tube
I heard there was an internal filter. I got a trany kit with filter and took the pan off but there was no filter there, just the valve bodies.
you need a fuel line disconnect tool and then you just remove the lines and push them onto the new filter. The filter is under the passenger side of the car, near the door, mounted inside a bracket
I pretty sure your looking at 5 with the filter.