Fuel Filter: Where Is the Fuel Filter on a 2002 Villager? Where is the fuel filter on a 2002 villager? Reply 1: Hello, The fuel filter is located under the car near the rear. You must jack the car up, SOLVED: Location of fuel filter Mercury Villager 2002? - Fixya Dec 24, 2017Where is the fuel filter on a 1997 mercury villager located and how did change it Relieve the pressure in the fuel system by first removing the engine compartment relay panel cover on the left side. Then, remove the fuel pump relay from the relay pane and start the engine.