How to change a fuel filter in a ford escape - YouTube Click to view on Bing5:23Jan 18, 2012how to change a fuel filter in a ford escape. Ford Escape fuel filter - Duration: Location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History HelpAuthor: Piranha42Views: 79K How to Install a Ford Escape Fuel Filter | It Still Runs Remove the Fuel Filter. Raise the rear of your Ford Escape using a floor jack and support it on two jack stands. Locate the filter along the underside of the vehicle, near the fuel tank. Remove the locking tabs that hold the fuel lines to the filter on each side.