Fuel filter location | Subaru Forester Owners Forum Feb 11, 2009I just stopped by a local Subaru only repair shop for something unrelated, and asked them about replacing the fuel filter on my 06 Forester. The guy there said it's a lifetime part that never needs replacing. Does this sound right? I know the tranny filter is a lifetime part, but the fuel filter too? Seems a little odd to me, but what do I know.('09-'13) - 2011 fuel filterJan 25, 2018('03-'05) - Fuel Filter Replacement/Relocation | SubaruFeb 25, 2016Replacing Fuel FilterOct 30, 2009Fuel Filter for XT, Where is it located? | Subaru ForesterDec 09, 2006See more results Where is fuel filter on a 2006 Subaru Forester? - Answers The Subaru Outback fuel filter is located inside of the fuel tank. Changing the fuel filter can be very costly and time-consuming. Where is the fuel level sensor located on a 1999 Subaru Forester?