Where is the fuel filter located in a 97 e-350 van - ASAP Nov 18, 2013The fuel filter is located in the fuel water separator in the center of the intake area. See HERE5/5(41)Ron : Hello and thank you for your question, My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will assist you today. The fuel filter is located in the fuel water separator..The housing is located right in the center of the intake on top of the engine . To change the filter you unscrew the top cover marked #1 in the di..Take look at this diagram, I have marked it for you . CLICK HEREIts a van Simply cut away for clarity The filter housing is right where it is shown in the Pic. How to Replace the Fuel Filter of a Ford E350 | It Still Runs Remove the gas cap n the E-350 to release fuel line pressure. This prevents the fuel lines from spraying fuel onto you when you remove the filter. Locate the fuel filter. It is located inside the frame rail directly below the driver’s side door. Use the replacement filter as a visual aid.