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Replace fuel pump

I need to replace the fuel pump in my 1989 Chevrolet Corsica 2 Ltr. Is it in the fuel tank? I see 2 straps that secure the tank, what else if anything holds the fuel tank in place. Will I need to detatch fuel lines, I hope not as they are quite rusted and seized?

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  • rswenson233 Feb 25, 2009

    clint_brazil Thanks, I'm still working on removing the strapping bolts which are quite rusted and very hard to turn out but it is working & very slow going. Hope I can write you again if I have more trouble. Again thanks.

  • rswenson233 Feb 25, 2009

    RE: I need to replace the fuel pump in my 1989 Chevrolet Corsica 2 Ltr. More questions. Is it necessary to remove the exaust pipe. Not sure if there is enough room to remove/replace the fuel pump as the exaust pipe may restrict access. Please advise?

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Just take those bolt loose, and your filler neck should be nothing more than like a radiator hose with clamps, get the clamp loose, get the tank loose from the filler tube, watch you wiring, don't let the tank fall down and damage the wiring, sometimes you can reach up in there and unplug it, sometimes there is enough slack to drop the tank down to the ground. Once the tank is disconnected the should be a metal ring with a few ridges on it, take a chisel, of a flat head screw driver and hammer and knock the ring loose, then you can get the fuel pump out.

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