Toyota Tacoma 1996-2015: How to Replace Fuel Filter This article applies to the Toyota Tacoma (1996-2015). The fuel filter in the Toyota Tacoma is the gate between the fuel tank and the engine. It is designed to filter the fuel going into the engine, and overtime, it starts collecting dirt and grime, which can cause it to clog up. Toyota Tacoma Fuel Filter - Best Fuel Filter Parts for Order Toyota Tacoma Fuel Filter online today. Free Same Day Store Pickup. Check out free battery charging and engine diagnostic testing while you are in store.