2000 Cadillac Escalade Fuel Filters - CARiD Cadillac Escalade 2000, Fuel Filter by Motorcraft®. Motorcraft Fuel Filters must also withstand harsh performance testing through a series of test-to-failure endurance and materials durability tests to ensure their long lasting quality.. Where is the fuel filter located on 2000 Cadillac Escalade? The 2000 Cadillac Escalade fuel pump is located in the fuel tank. Drain the fuel from the fuel tank. Remove the fuel line. Remove the fuel pump retaining plate.