Where is the fuel filter on a 1998 Acura TL? - Answers Where is the fuel filter located on a 1996 Acura TL? I saw the answer for the 1997 3.2 tl and the 96 is the same generation, I assume it is located in the same place: engine compartment, driver's Where is the fuel filter located - 1998 Acura CL - RepairPal Jun 20, 2015I can see where your line of questions are leading and with the age of your car, you COULD have an issue with either your fuel pump. fuel lines. injectors. the fuel filter. The filter "per se" is located at the very bottom of the fuel pump. It looks like two long but not that wide tea bags and they are semi-rigid.