The fuel filter is on the drivers side frame rail, inner side, located at the center of the drivers side door (for a 4 door). Before attempting to remove the fuel lines from the filter you must DEPRESSURIZE THE FUEL SYSTEM! First pop open the gas filler cap and release any pressure from the gas tank. Next you must release the pressure in the fuel lines and intake manifold by releasing the pressure at the Schrader valve (like the ones on your tires) located to the left of the intake manifold on the fuel rail (as you are standing at the front of the car). Stuff a rag below the valve and depress the valve. You should wear gloves and safety glasses, as gas will come out of the valve. Do not do this over a recently driven hot engine. Depress until no pressure releases from the valve. To remove the filter, you will need a special tool called a "quick release" to remove the fuel lines from the filter. Don't worry, the tool is a simple plastic ring (available at most auto parts stores $5-$15) that releases she spring clip. Ask for the fuel line "quick release" tools. Gather a drip pan and place under the filter, you will be releasing one to three ounces of gas from the lines so be prepared. Again wear safety glasses and gloves. Pop off the two safety clips from the filter ends. Snap your "quick release" disconnect ring over the filter inlet tube and push the ring into the bell-shaped fuel line end. While holding the tool slide the fuel line away from the filter. Repeat on the other fuel line. Pull out the old filter from the spring clamp, install new filter, push on fuel lines, (they should click into place, test by trying to pull the line off). Snap the safety clips back on and you're done. Go wash up, you stink.... ;)
This link has photos and steps to replace brake pads and rotors. http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=122696
there is no cabin filter on that year model 2003 and up models only
On earlier models there is a canister filter just in front of the rear right hand wheel. On later models (XA VIN numbers) the filter is in the fuel pump inside the tank. To replace, drop the tank and replace the pump. It is possible to bypass the filter by replumbing the pump assembly but your MUST fit a canister filter in the delivery line if you do this.
You may have the wrong filter in there. The pan is deeper on some models. Also be sure to replace the seal up in the transmission that the filter fits into.
The Ford Explorer is a light truck/SUV that has been in continuous production since 1990 (as of September 2014). Exact models with cabin air filters vary by year. For the 2013 Ford Explorer with the 3.5L V6 the OEM Ford Motorcraft cabin air filter is part #FP68.
I recommend every 36,000 miles. Models after 1992 do not need the fuel filter replaced, and it is not recommended by the manual (lifetime filter on the fuel pump)
According to my Haynes repair manual, 1997 through 2000 Ford Explorer models: have a R-134a capacity of 22 ounces
You need to remove the lid on the air cleaner compartment by unscrewing the wing nut. Take off the lid, remove the old filter, replace with new filter. Replace the lid on compartment and tighten wing nut. Later models have metal clips, but the rest is the same.
This filter will only fit model 43300.
For carbureted models: Usually the fuel filter is located inside the fuel line going into carb. You must remove fuel line to get to filer. Unscrew filter hosing replce with new filter and spring.. For fuel injected models: Usually the filter is in the fuel line on the bottom side of the car either along the driver's side pinch weld or somewhere along the sides of the fuel tank.
The cam sensor is located on the top of the engine where older models had a distributor installed. The sensor needs a special tool to be able to remove and replace it.
Fram is a manufacturer who makes several different models of filters. If you want to replace a Fram filter with one from another manufacturer you need to know the exact type, not only that it's a Fram.