Where is the fuel filter located on a 2007 Subaru Outback? Where is the fuel filter located on a 2007 Subaru Outback? I just found an answer on yahoo that says it is a life time filter located in the tank. I'm sure that means the lifetime of the pump. SOLVED: 2007 subaru outback wagon where is the fuel filter SOURCE: Fuel Filter for a 2005 Subaru Outback In 2005 Subaru moved the fuel filters to the fuel tank for both 4-cyl and 6-cyl cars. What is confusing is the statement in the owner's manual about replacement intervals; the statement actually only applies to 4-cyl cars.