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Fuel pump on 2002 pontiac firebird 3.8 v-6?

What is the easiest way to change fuel pump on 2002 pontiac firebird?

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  • cookieee24 Apr 15, 2009

    can I get to the fuel pump through the trunk or hatch? pretty sure its the fuel pump



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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
  3. Drain the fuel tank.
  4. Clean the area surrounding the sender assembly to prevent contamination of the fuel system.
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Fuel tank
    • Fuel sender-to-fuel tank retaining ring
    • Fuel sender from the fuel tank
    • Fuel pump from the sending unit Fuel pump on 2002 pontiac firebird 3.8 v-6? - 0900c152800a02fb.jpgFuel sender/pump assembly component identification
To install:
  1. Install or connect the following: NOTEThe fuel pump strainer must be in a horizontal position and must not block the float arm travel.
    • Fuel pump with new strainer onto the sending unit
    • New O-ring in the tank opening groove
    • New O-ring on the fuel sender feed tube
  2. Fold the strainer over itself and slowly position the sending assembly in the tank so the strainer is not damaged or trapped by the sump walls.
    • Retaining ring
    • Fuel tank. Torque the bolts to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
    • Fuel filler cap
    • Negative battery cable
  3. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position for 2 seconds, OFF for 10 seconds, then back to the ON position. Check for fuel leaks

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