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New fuel pump aand strainer have been installed

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  • Mireya Morris Feb 17, 2012

    replaced the fuel pump and strainer already

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What are the steps to replace the fuel pump on a chevy trailblazer 2002


This is what it looks like and it is located in the gas tank:


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First, you'll need to use up as much fuel as possibly, if not, you'll have to drain the tank. Next:

  1. Drain the fuel tank.
  2. Support the fuel tank.
    1. Remove or disconnect the following:
    2. Negative battery cable
    • Filler neck from the tank
    • Shield from tank and tank straps
    • Fuel lines and vapor hose from pump
    • Electrical connection from fuel pump
    • Fuel tank
    • Fuel pump/sending unit assembly by turning the locking ring (located on top of the fuel tank) counterclockwise using a spanner wrench
    • Fuel pump from the fuel lever sending device
  • NOTE
    The fuel pump strainer must be in a horizontal position when the fuel sender is installed in the tank. When installing the sender assembly, make sure that the fuel pump strainer does not block full travel of the float arm.

    To install:

    1. Install or connect the following:
      • Fuel pump in tank with new seal around opening

      NOTE

      The fuel pump strainer must be in a horizontal position when the fuel sender is installed in the tank. When installing the sender assembly, make sure that the fuel pump strainer does not block full travel of the float arm.

      • Tank and connect fuel lines and vapor hose
      • Tank to the frame. Torque the fasteners to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
      • Shield
      • Fuel filler neck and clamp
      • Negative battery cable
    2. Refill the tank.
    3. Run the engine and check for leaks.
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    Jul 08, 2011 | 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

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    Location of and how to remove and replace - 2002 DeVille Sending Unit/Fuel Pump Module (4.6L engine)


    These units are in the tank and must be dropped in order to replace.


    WARNING Do not handle the fuel sender assembly by the fuel pipes. The amount of leverage generated by handling the fuel pipes could damage the joints.

    1. Relieve the fuel system fuel pressure, as outlined in the Fuel System Section.
    2. Drain the fuel tank to at most 3/4 of a tank full.
    3. Raise the vehicle.
    4. Remove the fuel tank.
      NOTE The modular fuel sender support assembly will spring-up when the locking ring is moved.
    5. Remove the fuel sender assembly using tool J39765 Fuel Sender Locknut Wrench or an equivalent.
    6. Note the position of the fuel sender strainer for installation.
    7. Support the reservoir with one hand and grasp the fuel sender strainer with the other hand.
    8. Pull the external fuel sender strainer off of the fuel sender.
    9. Inspect the fuel sender strainer. If the fuel sender strainer is contaminated, the fuel tank should be cleaned.
    10. Discard the fuel sender strainer after inspection.
    11. Disassemble the electrical connectors from the fuel level sensor assembly of the fuel pump and cover assembly.
    12. Disassemble the fuel level sensor assembly.

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      Fig. Fuel level sending unit on fuel sender (fuel pump) module.


    To install:
    1. Assemble the fuel level sensor assembly.
    2. Assemble the electrical connectors to the fuel pump and cover assembly.
    3. Position the new fuel sender strainer on the modular fuel sender and push on the outer edge of the fuel sender strainer until the fuel sender strainer is fully seated on to the sender assembly.
    4. Install the fuel sender assembly into the fuel tank using tool J39765 Fuel Sender Locknut Wrench or an equivalent.
    5. Reinstall the fuel tank.
    6. Lower the vehicle.
    7. Add fuel to the fuel tank.
    8. Connect the negative battery cable.
    9. Reinstall the fuel tank filler pipe cap.
    10. Inspect for fuel leaks.
    11. Turn the ignition switch ON for 2 seconds.
    12. Turn the ignition switch OFF for 5 seconds.
    13. Turn the ignition switch ON .
    14. Check for fuel leaks.

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    Where is fuel pump located


    Electric Fuel Pump REMOVAL & INSTALLATION CAUTION
    The 220 TBI unit has a bleed in the pressure regulator to relieve pressure any time the engine is turned off, however a small amount of fuel may be released when the fuel line is disconnected. As a precaution, cover the fuel line with a cloth and dispose of properly. Fig. 1: Electric fuel pump - TBI engines 84905028.gif
    1. With the engine turned OFF, relieve the fuel pressure at the pressure regulator. Refer to the fuel relief procedure in this section.
    2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    3. Raise and support the rear of the vehicle on jackstands.
    4. Drain the fuel tank, then remove it.
    5. Using a hammer and a drift punch, drive the fuel lever sending device and pump assembly locking ring (located on top of the fuel tank) counterclockwise. Lift the assembly from the tank and remove the pump from the fuel lever sending device.
    6. Pull the pump up into the attaching hose while pulling it outward away from the bottom support. Be careful not to damage the rubber insulator and strainer during removal. After the pump assembly is clear of the bottom support, pull it out of the rubber connector. To install:
    7. Connect the fuel pump to the hose. NOTE: Be careful that you don't fold or twist the strainer when installing the sending unit, or you'll restrict fuel flow.
    8. Install a new O-ring on the pump assembly and then position them into the fuel tank.
    9. Turn the locking ring clockwise until its tight.
    10. Install the fuel tank and connect the battery cable.
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    Oct 13, 2010 | 1988 GMC Jimmy

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    How can i replace the fuel pump for 1995 lumina


    prev.gif next.gif REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Fig. 1: Exploded view of the fuel sender, including the fuel pump 88005g58.gif
    1. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure, as outlined earlier. CAUTION
      Fuel injection systems remain under pressure, even after the engine has been turned OFF. The fuel system pressure must be relieved before disconnecting any fuel lines. Failure to do so may result in fire and/or personal injury.
    2. If not already done, disconnect the negative battery cable.
    3. Raise and safely support the vehicle with jackstands.
    4. Safely drain and remove the fuel tank assembly as outlined later in this section.
    5. Detach the quick-connects from the fuel sender assembly and remove the fuel lines.
    6. Using tool J 35731, or an equivalent spanner wrench, remove the fuel sender lockring.
    7. Lift the sender assembly carefully out of the fuel tank.
    8. Remove the sender O-ring from the top of the sender and discard. WARNING
      Do NOT run the fuel pump unless it is submerged in fuel. Running the pump dry will cause serious damage to the fuel pump and may cause the pump to explode due to the oxygen in the air.
    9. Note the position of the fuel pump strainer on the fuel pump and, while supporting the pump assembly in one hand, twist the strainer off the pump and discard the strainer.
    10. Detach the fuel pump electrical connector.
    11. Remove the clamp from the fuel line at the top of the pump.
    12. Hold the fuel sender upside down on a work bench and pull the fuel pump out of the lower mounting bracket. Once the pump is clear of the lower mounting bracket, tilt the pump outward and disconnect the pump from the sender assembly. To install:
    13. Replace any attaching hoses or rubber sound insulators that show signs of deterioration.
    14. Install the rubber bumper and insulator on the fuel pump.
    15. Hold the fuel sender upside down and install the fuel pump between the fuel pulse dampener and mounting bracket.
    16. Attach the fuel pump electrical connector.
    17. Install the retaining clamp on the fuel line.
    18. Install a new fuel pump strainer on the outer edge of the ferrule until fully seated. The strainer must be facing the same direction as it was before removal.
    19. Position a new O-ring on the top of the fuel tank and install the sender assembly.
    20. Install the lockring using J-35731, or an equivalent spanner wrench.
    21. Install the fuel tank as outlined later in this section.
    22. Refill the gas tank.
    23. Connect the negative battery cable.
    24. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position to pressurize the fuel system and check for leaks.

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    How do I change a fuel pump on a 2002 yukon


    Need to know the size of the engine but this is a picture of what it is....


    Posting the rest of the directions for you:


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    Illustrating fuel pump and sending unit sensor (3) on 2000-2004 4.8L, 5.3L, 6.0L Engines

    Removal & Installation
    1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
    2. Remove or disconnect the following:
      • Negative battery cable
    3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
    4. Drain the fuel tank.
    5. Remove or disconnect the following:
      • Fuel tank

      WARNING Do not handle the fuel sender assembly by the fuel pipes. The amount of leverage generated by handling the fuel pipes could damage tool Joints.

    6. Disconnect the fuel and evaporative emission (EVAP) lines from the fuel tank module.
    • Fuel sender assembly retaining ring using a fuel tank sending unit wrench. Remove the fuel sender assembly and the seal. Discard the seal.
    • Note the position of the fuel strainer on the fuel sender. Support the fuel sender assembly with one hand and grasp the strainer with the other hand. Pull the strainer off the fuel sender. Discard the strainer after inspection. Inspect the strainer. Replace a contaminated strainer and clean the fuel tank.
    • Fuel pump electrical connector
    • Electrical connector retaining clip from the fuel level sensor
    • Sensor electrical connector from under the fuel sender cover
    • Fuel level sensor retaining clip
  • Squeeze the locking tangs and remove the fuel level sensor.
  • Remove the fuel pressure sensor.
  • To install:
    1. Install or connect the following:
      • Fuel pressure sensor
      • Fuel level sensor
      • Sensor retaining clip
      • Electrical connector to the fuel level sensor
      • Electrical connector retaining clip to the fuel level sensor
      • Fuel pump electrical connector

      NOTE Always install a new fuel strainer when replacing the fuel tank fuel pump module.

      • New fuel strainer in the same position as noted during disassembly. Push the strainer on the bottom of the fuel sender until the strainer is fully seated.
      • New seal on the fuel tank

      NOTE The fuel pump strainer must be in a horizontal position when the fuel sender is installed in the tank. When installing the fuel sender assembly, assure that the fuel pump strainer does not block full travel of the float arm.

      • Fuel sender assembly into the fuel tank
      • Fuel sender assembly retaining ring
      • Fuel tank. Install the fuel tank strap attaching bolts. Tighten the bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
    2. Refill the fuel tank. Install the fuel filler cap. Connect the negative battery cable.
    3. Turn the ignition ON for 2 seconds.
    4. Turn the ignition OFF for 10 seconds.
    5. Turn the ignition ON.
    6. Inspect for fuel leaks.

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    How to change the fuel pump on a 1996 Pontiac Transport


    For 1996 Pontiac Truck Trans Sport 3.4L SFI 6cyl check this procedure for Fuel Pump... there are two different electric fuel pumps used:
    - A medium pressure twin turbine pump for vehicles equipped with Throttle Body Injection (TBI). - A high pressure roller vane pump for vehicles equipped with Sequential Fuel Injection (SFI).
    (see Figure 1)


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    Fig. 1: View of the fuel pump assembly and related components
    The fuel pump is mounted to the fuel sender assembly inside the fuel tank. The fuel is pumped to the engine at a specified flow and pressure by the fuel pump. Excess fuel is returned to the fuel tank by the return pipe. The fuel pump delivers a constant flow of fuel to the engine even during low fuel conditions and aggressive vehicle maneuvers.

    CAUTION When working on or near the fuel tank, be sure to observe the information molded on the bottom of the tank.
    Removal & Installation
    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    2. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
    (see Figure 2)


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    Fig. 2: Exploded view of the fuel pump-to-tank mounting components
    1. Drain and remove the fuel tank.
    2. Remove the fuel sender assembly.
    3. Disassemble the fuel pump strainer and the fuel pump: Note the position of the strainer in relation to the pump.
    (see Figure 3)


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    Fig. 3: Remove the fuel tank locking ring with a non-sparking (brass) punch.
    1. Support the fuel pump in one hand, and grab the strainer in the other hand.
      1. Rotate strainer in one direction and pull off pump. Discard strainer.
    (see Figure 4)


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    Fig. 4: Exploded view of the fuel pump components
      1. Remove deflector.
    1. Disconnect the fuel pump electrical connector.
    2. Loosen the two connecting clamps, if equipped.
    3. Place the fuel sender assembly upside down on the work bench.
      1. Pull the fuel pump downward to remove it from the mounting bracket, then tilt the pump outward and remove it from the connecting hose or the fuel pulse dampener.
    4. It is recommended to replace the hose and clamps, if equipped.
    CAUTION Do not run the pump unless submerged in fuel
    To install:
    1. Push the fuel pump assembly into the attaching hose. Attach the pump electrical wires and fasten the hose clamps to the attaching hose and around the pump body, where equipped.
    2. Place the fuel tank sender and pump assembly into the fuel tank. Use a new O-ring seal during assembly.

    Hope this help (remember rated this).

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    Replace fuel pump for 2002 gmc sierra 2500


    First...this is where the pump is (gas tank) on the engines listed:

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    Illustrating fuel pump and sending unit sensor (3) on 1999-2005 4.8L, 5.3L, 6.0L Engines


    Removal & Installation
    1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
    2. Remove or disconnect the following:
      • Negative battery cable
    3. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
    4. Drain the fuel tank.
    5. Remove or disconnect the following:
      • Fuel tank
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    WARNING Do not handle the fuel sender assembly by the fuel pipes. The amount of leverage generated by handling the fuel pipes could damage the joints.

    • Fuel sender assembly retaining ring using a fuel tank sending unit wrench. Remove the fuel sender assembly and the seal. Discard the seal.
  • Note the position of the fuel strainer on the fuel sender. Support the fuel sender assembly with one hand and grasp the strainer with the other hand. Pull the strainer off the fuel sender. Discard the strainer after inspection. Inspect the strainer. Replace a contaminated strainer and clean the fuel tank.
    • Fuel pump electrical connector
    • Electrical connector retaining clip from the fuel level sensor
    • Sensor electrical connector from under the fuel sender cover
    • Fuel level sensor retaining clip
  • Squeeze the locking tangs and remove the fuel level sensor.
  • Remove the fuel pressure sensor.
  • To install:
    1. Install or connect the following:
      • Fuel pressure sensor
      • Fuel level sensor
      • Sensor retaining clip
      • Electrical connector to the fuel level sensor
      • Electrical connector retaining clip to the fuel level sensor
      • Fuel pump electrical connector
      NOTE Always install a new fuel strainer when replacing the fuel tank fuel pump module.

      • New fuel strainer in the same position as noted during disassembly. Push the strainer on the bottom of the fuel sender until the strainer is fully seated.
      • New seal on the fuel tank
      NOTE The fuel pump strainer must be in a horizontal position when the fuel sender is installed in the tank. When installing the fuel sender assembly, assure that the fuel pump strainer does not block full travel of the float arm.

      • Fuel sender assembly into the fuel tank
      • Fuel sender assembly retaining ring
      • Fuel tank. Install the fuel tank strap attaching bolts. Tighten the bolts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
    2. Refill the fuel tank. Install the fuel filler cap. Connect the negative battery cable.
    3. Turn the ignition ON for 2 seconds.
    4. Turn the ignition OFF for 10 seconds.
    5. Turn the ignition ON.
    6. Inspect for fuel leaks

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    How do I replace a 93" oldsmobile cutlass fuel pump dose anyone know where i could get a free guide with pics is pos.


    Removal & Installation

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    Exploded view of the fuel sender, including the fuel pump


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    1. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure

    1. If not already done, disconnect the negative battery cable.
    2. Raise and safely support the vehicle with jackstands.
    3. Safely drain and remove the fuel tank assembly as outlined later in this section.
    4. Detach the quick-connects from the fuel sender assembly and remove the fuel lines.
    5. Using tool J 35731, or an equivalent spanner wrench, remove the fuel sender lockring.
    6. Lift the sender assembly carefully out of the fuel tank.
    7. Remove the sender O-ring from the top of the sender and discard.

    WARNING Do NOT run the fuel pump unless it is submerged in fuel. Running the pump dry will cause serious damage to the fuel pump and may cause the pump to explode due to the oxygen in the air.


    1. Note the position of the fuel pump strainer on the fuel pump and, while supporting the pump assembly in one hand, twist the strainer off the pump and discard the strainer.
    2. Detach the fuel pump electrical connector.
    3. Remove the clamp from the fuel line at the top of the pump.
    4. Hold the fuel sender upside down on a work bench and pull the fuel pump out of the lower mounting bracket. Once the pump is clear of the lower mounting bracket, tilt the pump outward and disconnect the pump from the sender assembly.
    To install:
    1. Replace any attaching hoses or rubber sound insulators that show signs of deterioration.
    2. Install the rubber bumper and insulator on the fuel pump.
    3. Hold the fuel sender upside down and install the fuel pump between the fuel pulse dampener and mounting bracket.
    4. Attach the fuel pump electrical connector.
    5. Install the retaining clamp on the fuel line.
    6. Install a new fuel pump strainer on the outer edge of the ferrule until fully seated. The strainer must be facing the same direction as it was before removal.
    7. Position a new O-ring on the top of the fuel tank and install the sender assembly.
    8. Install the lockring using J-35731, or an equivalent spanner wrench.
    9. Install the fuel tank as outlined later in this section.
    10. Refill the gas tank.
    11. Connect the negative battery cable.
    12. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position to pressurize the fuel system and check for leaks.

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    How long does it take to replace both fuel tanks?


    2000 Chevrolet Corvette V8-5.7L VIN G

    Fuel Pump: Service and Repair
    REMOVAL PROCEDURE (LEFT OR RIGHT)
    TOOLS REQUIRED
    ^ J 34730-1A Fuel Pressure Gauge
    ^ J 37088-A Tool Set, Fuel Line Quick Connect Separator
    CAUTION: Refer to the Battery Disconnect Caution in Service Precautions.
    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    2. Relieve the fuel system pressure. Refer to the Fuel Pressure Relief Procedure.
    CAUTION: Refer to Vehicle Lifting Caution in Service Precautions.
    3. Raise the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle in General Information.
    4. Remove the rear wheel and tire assembly.
    5. Clean all of the fuel connections and the surrounding areas before disconnecting the fuel pipes in order to avoid possible contamination of the
    fuel system.
    6. Drain the fuel tanks. Refer to Fuel Tank Draining Procedure.
    7. Remove the fuel tank shield.
    8. Mark or identify each fuel pipe in order to aid in installing the pipes in their original positions.
    9. Disconnect the quick-connect fittings from the fuel sender.
    10. Cap all of the fuel pipes.
    11. Disconnect the fuel sender electrical connector.
    12. Remove the fuel tank strap.
    13. Support the fuel tank.
    14. Remove the fuel sender attaching bolts. Remove previously installed "break-away head" service bolts using a 5/16 inch open end wrench.
    15. Discard the fuel sender attaching bolts.
    16. Remove the float arm retaining clip and the float arm (left fuel sender only).
    17. Carefully remove the fuel sender with the gasket.
    18. Discard the fuel sender gasket.
    19. Clean the gasket sealing surfaces.
    INSTALLATION PROCEDURE (RIGHT)
    CAUTION: In order to reduce the risk of fire and personal injury that may result from a fuel leak, always replace the fuel sender gasket
    and the fuel sender attaching bolts when reinstalling the fuel sender assembly.
    1. Install a new fuel sender gasket on the fuel sender.
    2. Fold the long strainer in half over itself and hold the strainer in this position.
    3. Pinch both strainers upward toward each other.
    IMPORTANT: Do not bend or twist the float arm.
    4. Insert the float arm through the fuel tank opening followed by the folded strainers.
    5. Release the strainers once the strainers are in the fuel tank. The strainers will spring back to their full position.
    6. Continue inserting the fuel sender through the fuel tank opening. It may be necessary to rotate the fuel sender in order to facilitate the installation.
    6.1. Look through the fuel tank opening to ensure that the long strainer is visible.
    6.2. If the strainer is not visible, rotate the fuel sender clockwise and counterclockwise about 90 degrees. Rotating the fuel sender will free up
    the strainer. The strainer should become visible at the tank opening.
    7. Align the fuel sender gasket tab (2) with the fuel sender cover mark (1).
    8. Align the fuel sender cover mark (1) with the fuel tank mark.
    NOTE: Refer to the Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
    9. Hand tighten the new "break-away head" fuel sender attaching bolts until finger tight.
    IMPORTANT: The upper hex head portion of the fuel sender attaching bolts is designed to shear off of the lower section of the bolt when the
    proper torque is reached. Do not tighten the bolts after the bolt heads have sheared off. A torque wrench or other special tools are not required. Do
    not use thread locking or other types of sealers or lubricants when installing these bolts and gasket.
    10. Tighten the new "break-away head" fuel sender assembly attaching bolts in sequence until the upper hex head portion of the bolts shear off of the
    lower section.
    11. Connect the fuel sender fuel feed pipe (1) (jet pump to left tank) and the fuel feed rear crossover pipe (2) (left tank to jet pump).
    12. Connect the fuel sender electrical connector.
    13. Install the fuel tank strap (3).
    14. Install the fuel tank strap bolts (1,2,4).
    Tighten
    14.1.Tighten the bolt (2) to 25 N.m (18 lb ft).
    14.2.Tighten the bolt (1) to 25 N.m (18 lb ft).
    14.3.Tighten the remaining bolts (4) to 25 N.m (18 lb ft).
    15. Install the fuel tank shield (1).
    16. Install the fuel tank shield mount bolt (2).
    17. Install the fuel tank shield mount nut (3).
    Tighten
    ^ Tighten the fuel tank shield mount bolt to 25 N.m (18 lb ft).
    ^ Tighten the fuel tank shield mount nut to 12 N.m (106 lb in).
    18. Install the rear wheel and tire assembly.
    19. Lower the vehicle.
    20. Refill the fuel system.
    21. Install the fuel filler cap.
    22. Connect the negative battery cable.
    23. Inspect for leaks.
    23.1.Turn the ignition switch ON for 2 seconds.
    23.2.Turn the ignition switch OFF for 10 seconds.
    23.3.Turn the ignition switch ON.
    23.4.Inspect for fuel leaks.
    24. Program the transmitters. Refer to Transmitter Programming/Synchronization in Keyless Entry.
    25. Perform the idle learn procedure. Refer to PCM Idle Learn Procedure.
    INSTALLATION PROCEDURE (LEFT)
    IMPORTANT: Always install a new fuel pump strainer before reinstalling the left fuel sender assembly. A fuel pump strainer that has been
    exposed to fuel will not unfold in the fuel tank and may block full travel of the float arm.
    1. Install a new fuel pump strainer in the same position as noted during disassembly. Push on the outer edge of the strainer ferrule until the strainer
    is fully seated.
    CAUTION: In order to reduce the risk of fire and personal injury that may result from a fuel leak, always replace the fuel sender gasket
    and the fuel sender attaching bolts when reinstalling the fuel sender assembly.
    2. Install a new fuel sender gasket on the fuel sender.
    3. Fold the strainer three times so that the amount of space occupied by the strainer is about equivalent to the diameter of the fuel sender reservoir.
    3.1. Fold the long side of the strainer over (1 over 2).
    3.2. Fold 3 over 4 and hold the strainer in the folded position.
    4. Insert the fuel sender through the fuel tank opening.
    5. Release the strainer once the strainer is in the fuel tank. The strainer will spring back to its full position.
    6. Continue inserting the fuel sender through the fuel tank opening. It may be necessary to rotate the fuel sender in order to facilitate the installation.
    6.1. Look through the fuel tank opening to ensure that the long side of the strainer is visible.
    6.2. If the strainer is not visible, rotate the fuel sender clockwise and counterclockwise about 90 degrees. Rotating the fuel sender will free up
    the strainer. The strainer should become visible at the tank opening.
    IMPORTANT: Do not bend or twist the float arm.
    7. Insert the float and the float arm into the fuel tank opening.
    8. Install the float arm retaining clip.
    9. Align the fuel sender gasket tab (1) with the fuel sender cover mark (2).
    10. Align the fuel sender cover mark (2) with the fuel tank mark.
    NOTE: Refer to the Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
    11. Hand tighten the new "break-away head" fuel sender attaching bolts until finger tight.
    IMPORTANT: The upper hex head portion of the fuel sender attaching bolts is designed to shear off of the lower section of the bolt when the
    proper torque is reached. Do not tighten the bolts after the bolt heads have sheared off. A torque wrench or other special tools are not required. Do
    not use thread locking or other types of sealers or lubricants when installing these bolts and gasket.
    12. Tighten the new "break-away head" fuel sender assembly attaching bolts in sequence until the upper hex head portion of the bolts shear off of the
    lower section.
    13. Connect the fuel sender fuel feed pipe (1) (jet pump to left tank), the fuel return rear pipe (2), and the fuel feed rear pipe (3).
    14. Connect the fuel sender electrical connector.
    15. Install the fuel tank strap (3).
    16. Install the fuel tank strap bolts (1,2,4).
    Tighten
    16.1.Tighten the bolt (2) to 25 N.m (18 lb ft).
    16.2.Tighten the bolt (1) to 25 N.m (18 lb ft).
    16.3.Tighten the remaining bolts (4) to 25 N.m (18 lb ft).
    17. Install the fuel tank shield (3).
    18. Install the fuel tank shield mount bolt (1).
    19. Install the fuel tank shield mount nut (2).
    Tighten
    ^ Tighten the fuel tank shield mount bolt to 25 N.m (18 lb ft).
    ^ Tighten the fuel tank shield mount nut to 12 N.m (106 lb in).
    20. Install the rear wheel and tire assembly.
    21. Lower the vehicle.
    22. Refill the fuel system.
    23. Install the fuel filler cap.
    24. Connect the negative battery cable.
    25. Inspect for leaks.
    25.1.Turn the ignition switch ON for 2 seconds.
    25.2.Turn the ignition switch OFF for 10 seconds.
    25.3.Turn the ignition switch ON.
    25.4.Inspect for fuel leaks.
    26. Program the transmitters. Refer to Transmitter Programming/Synchronization in Keyless Entry.
    27. Perform the idle learn procedure. Refer to PCM Idle Learn Procedure.

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    Fuel pump on 2002 pontiac firebird 3.8 v-6?


    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 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

    Sep 24, 2008 | 2002 Pontiac Firebird

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