7 Power Stroke Fuel Filter Housing Rebuild Procedures 7 Power Stroke Fuel Filter Housing Rebuild 7 Power Stroke Fuel Filter Housing/Fuel Bowl Rebuild Procedures, Leak Repair. The following procedures are based on a 1996 model year 7 Power Stroke. 1994.5 and 1995 model years use an identical fuel filter housing while 1996 and 1997 model years share a slightly different fuel filter housing. 7 Power Stroke Fuel Filter Housing Removal Instructions on how to remove and reinstall the fuel filter housing on a 7 Power Stroke diesel. The fuel filter housing may need to removed to fix leaks, replace the fuel pump, replace the HPOP, or change the IPR valve. On a 7 Power Stroke, the housing is located centrally at the front of the engine.