Where is the fuel filter located on a 2002 jeep wrangler 6 Sep 06, 2007where is the fuel filter located on a 2002 jeep wrangler 6 cylender? Also, what is the best way to troubleshoot fault codes p0442 and p0455. Gas cap and seal look good. Vehicle runs great with normal gas mailage (17 mpg on hwy). I need to know how to track these fuel pressure or vacume lines.5/5 Where is the fuel filter located on a 2002 Jeep Wrangler? autoers››Fuel and Fuel Intake›Fuel Filters1990 Wrangler - Fuel filter location . The fuel filter is located directly in front of the carburetor on the driver side of the engine compartment. It is cylindrical with t he front portion having a single intake, while the rear portion of the fuel filter has two hoses. One hose leads to the carburetor; the other is a fuel return to the tank.